Reflection Of Forrest Gump

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In the film, Forrest Gump, there are many experiences that Forrest has that change his life for better or worse. His mother explained life by telling Forrest, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” Despite not being the brightest person, Forrest was always optimistic. Being optimistic through the hard times in life is the best outlook a person could have. This movie can inspire many people to have a better outlook on life. Forrest Gump was directed by Robert Zemeckis. The authors are Winston Groom (novel) and Eric Roth (screenplay). The star actors in this movie are Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump), Robin White (Jenny Curran), Sally Field (Forrest’s Mother), Mykelti Williamson (Bubba Blue), Michael Conner Humphreys …show more content…
He then returns home to his mom where he learns that she is sick and doesn’t have long to live. He also receives the medal of honor for his bravery in Vietnam from President John F. Kennedy. A few months after he receives the medal of honor, he sees on the television that President Kennedy had been assassinated. He is then asked to give a few words about the war in Vietnam in front of a large crowd of Americans where he meets Jenny again. Jenny and Forrest spend the entire evening together and the next day Jenny is gone out of Forrest’s life …show more content…
It also is an American classical because of all of the historic events Forrest is involved in or witness. Forrest shows that turning the other cheek can be the best way to go. The film received an 8.8 out of 10. Several reviews questioned why the film received such a low rating. One review by Thomas Hardcastle says that, “Quite simply, the greatest film ever made. Humour, sadness, action, drama and a Vietnam film all rolled into one.” Another review by Frenada Monteiro says that, “This awesome movie is about an innocent man who represents how the world should be: he 's loyal, humble, honest, he would never cheat or lie. He does everything with good heart and reaches success at the most important tasks of life.” This film shows the simplest, but happiest way to live

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