Anaylsis Of Forrest Gump Essay

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Anaylsis of Forrest Gump
There is a huge difference between very bad movies and
very good ones. That's because films can be on either side
of the quality scale. A good movie has the ability to
burrow deep into the subconscious, with unpredictable and
occasional remarkable results. A great work of art can
cause euphoria, touch a deep emotional chord, or, in rare
cases effect fundamental changes in a persons outlook on
life. A movie that can do all of the above and more is
Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump is a movie with a great cast, a
good moral lesson and a refreshing outlook on life.
Forrest Gump has a great cast including two times Oscar
winner Tom Hanks, Sally Fields, and Robin Wright. In this
movie We have a special bond with Tom Hanks which plays
Forrest Gump. We saw him in Big go from a boy to a man in a
result of an ill-advised wish at the carnival. Now we see
him play that innocent boy again. In some ways, Forrest
Gump represents a return to the theme of his earlier movie.
In this case, the main character(Tom Hanks) remains a child
in heart and spirit, even as his body grows to maturity.
Sally Fields plays Forrest Gump's mother, who runs a
boarding house in Greenbow, Alabama. Robin Wright plays the
adult part of Jenny Curran, Forrest's best friend and the
love of his life. Jenny is never far from Forrest's
thoughts, no matter what he is doing or where he is. There
are many other secondary actors that help create the magical
moments of the movie.
There is nothing better than a movie that reaffirms our
morals and Forrest Gump does exactly this. Forest Gump goes
from a star football player, a war hero, a successful
business man to something of a pop icon. During his thirty
year period we see him give back to the community. He never
forgets his friends and always helps them out in every way
possible. He puts the safety of others before his, like we
see in the war scene, when he keeps coming back for the
others even when it meant putting his life in danger. It
reminds us...

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