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    The Pursuit of Happyness is a film based on a real story of Christopher Gardner, a renowned author, philanthropist, stockbroker, investor, entrepreneur, and a motivational speaker. While trying to highlight the most admired aspects of the life of Gardner, portrayed by Will Smith, the film also depicts the underside of Christopher Gardner. The film took place in San Francisco, California in the year 2006. Christopher Gardner is married to Linda, who for most of the film seems to have an unstable emotion state. The couple one child named Christopher. In Gardner’s household, the means of generating sufficient income to offset the living cost that they occur daily include the laundry job which Linda holds and the selling of bone density scanners,…

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    Pursuit Of Happyness Movie

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    The film ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ (2006) is a drama movie directed by Gabriele Muccino inspired by a true story about a multi-millionaire man called Chris Gardner a San Francisco man. Three characters that appear most regularly were Will Smith playing Chris Gardner, Jaden Smith as Christopher Gardner Jr and Thandie Newton as Linda Gardner. The real Chris Gardner had experienced a difficult childhood living with an abusive stepfather and also experiencing rapist by a man as a boy. The real…

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    How does one achieve a status of pure happiness? Is it having all the money in the world to spend? Is it being able to spend time with friends, family, and loved ones? Is it winning a championship title game? There is no one true answer that could possibly answer this ideal question. However, in the 2006 biographical drama film, The Pursuit of Happyness directed by Gabriele Muccino, happiness is practically non-existent for the case of salesman, Chris Gardner (played by Oscar nominated…

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    The Pursuit of Happyness - Film Analysis. Directed by Italian director, Gabriele Muccino, and inspired by a true story, The Pursuit of Happyness takes place in the hard streets of San Francisco in the 1980s. Chris Gardner, the main character played by Will Smith, is trying to fulfill the legacy of the American Dream, but his family is in quite the struggle. Chris is attempting to make a living and provide for his family by selling bone density scanners (similar to an x-ray machine, but with…

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    The book I am going to be doing my report on is an autobiography written by Chris Gardner and Quincy Troupe. The book is called The Pursuit of Happyness. “ , in May 2006, and became a and #1 bestseller,” said the writers of ChrisGardnerMedia.com. There is also a film based off of the book, Chris Gardner also helped out with that. Born February 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Christopher Paul Gardner's youth was set apart by being poor, having abusive behavior at home, a liquor addiction,…

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    Chris Gardner's Life

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    you have, even your family. That’s what happened in Chris Gardner’s life. In the film, The Pursuit of Happyness, the director, Gabriele Muccino, had made some choices for the events that portray the real life events of Chris Gardner's life. For Example, when Chris Gardner had completely hit rock bottom and had nowhere to live or sleep, he and his son stayed in the bathroom of a subway station. Moreover, when Chris’s girlfriend left him and their son, or when his son had told him he was a good…

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    legacy is most important in my life. I believe leaving positive impacts behind for my family and others to be inspired by would make my life complete. My view on legacy is similar to the movie The Pursuit of Happyness. This movie portrays a story of a poor father, his son and the father’s struggle for success as a stockbroker. His one ultimate goal was to be remembered by his son for doing something great. “I met my father for the first time when I was 28 years old. And I made up my mind as a…

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    Significant Connections Across Texts -Implementation of Theme via Character The theme of Appearance vs Reality is a prevalent aspect within the texts of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Pursuit of Happyness by Gabriele Muccino, Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and Tihei Mauriora by Henare Dewes. This theme is largely implemented into the texts via the medium of character. This theme has also been used to to of discrimination into the texts through how the nature of people is judged…

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    Happiness will once have been achieved in everyone's life. The journey to achieving happiness is to be created in a way that is only true to the person trying to achieve it. Gabriele Muccino, the director of the film The Pursuit of Happyness, helps to visually create the interpretation of true happiness in a man through Chris Gardner’s success. The director uses the famous phrase from Declaration of Independence about one’s rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to emphasize the…

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    The Pursuit of Happyness Italian film director Gabriele Muccino made his grand debut into Hollywood filmmaking in 2006 when he decided to take an offer provided by Will Smith to direct The Pursuit of Happyness, the story of African-American entrepreneur Chris Gardner. In the film, Gardner is a salesman living with his five-year old son Christopher, and his wife Linda in an apartment in San Francisco. His financial troubles began after he decides to invest his entire life savings in overpriced…

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