Some will see it as an indictment of poverty in America. On one hand, the film reinforces the great American myth of the self-made man and equal opportunity. Starring by : will smith as chris gardner, jaden smith as christopher, thandie newton as linda, brian howe as jay twistle, james karen as martin frohm, kurt fuller as walter ribbon, dan castellaneta as alan frakesh, joe nunez as driver who hits chris, david fine. I hope a lot of rich people, who think that they understand poverty, see it. As a poor white person, I can tell you that poor white people face the same obstacles Chris did. It is the truth, though. This movie will be politically controversial.
!!! The rest of the time we, like Chris, are chasing after it. Will Smith did an incredible job and deserves every accolade available to him. This movie is not for kids. In no ways is it cliche or contrived or boring. In real life, I think he probably would have. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner continues to sell bone density scanners while concurrently taking on an unpaid internship as a stockbroker, with slim chances for advancement to a paid position.
If you ever wanted to see a movie that portrayed what really makes a man, then you must see this movie. He can solve a Rubrik's cube in minutes. However, they do not sell well as they are marginally better than x-ray at a much higher price. And Jaden Smith is too adorable! I have been a fan of Will Smith for years and I have to say this may be his best film yet! I really enjoyed it, and felt that it lived up to the teary and heartwarming trailer. He feels like he has it made selling these devices. For a year that was fueled by controversy and crap, it was nice to finally see a film that had a true heart to it. He is arrested for unpaid traffic tickets.
Thank you for making this movie and I look forward to seeing it again. This movie is a great movie that depicts a love of a father for his son. It is the truth, though. This will be debated back and forth. Chris is a role model exactly because he moves heaven and earth to be a good father to his son. I won't say much else. He is chosen for a competitive internship at Dean Witter, a stock brokerage.
I am excited to go see this with my parents as a way to say thank you. Before he can receive pay, he needs to outshine the competition through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices to stay afloat. Description Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. I was blessed to have seen this movie last night. Before he can receive pay, he needs to outshine the competition through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices to stay afloat. He feels like he has it made selling these devices. If you let your child see this movie you may regret it.
I really enjoyed it, and felt that it lived up to the teary and heartwarming trailer. He has to rely on a homeless shelter. My husband and I had an opportunity to attend a screener of this movie last night. Chris is shown running throughout the movie. His son also did a fantastic job.
The real-life father and son dynamic enriched the film and don't know if other actors could have been as powerful. However, the devices do not sell as they are just marginally better than the current technology at a much higher price. It is the truth, though. Bruce Willis never had to make this many life threatening decisions in Die Hard. Other people will become angry because they believe that the movie's depiction of hard work leading to rewards, in some cases, is too facile. Some will see it as an indictment of poverty in America.
Jaden Smith was outstanding as the preschool-aged kid who knows things are going wrong and tries to have a stiff upper lip, but just can't do it all the time. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account, and credit cards. Storyline ThePursuitofHappyness : A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career. Their on screen chemistry is almost unbearable to watch! It was also refreshing that Smith's character never blamed anybody for his troubles. The best part was after the movie, my friends and I all got up and realized that this movie had actually made the four of us tear up! Will Smith did an incredible job and deserves every accolade available to him. But this movie deserves to be experienced and taken in by the masses. It was also refreshing that Smith's character never blamed anybody for his troubles.
Best of all, if you are a thinker, this movie will challenge your visions of family, business and society. I disagree, but that's what you'll hear. As Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. As Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. My family has been through some tough times, and this movie just reminded me of how much my parents struggled to provide for our family and yet kept life fun as much as they could. This is an honest, meaningful film that will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.