"Gran Torino is a 2008 American drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Christopher Carley, Bee Vang and Ahney Her. This was Eastwood's first starring role
The story follows Walt Kowalski, a recently widowed Korean War veteran alienated from his family and angry at the world. Walt’s young neighbor, Thao Vang Lor, is pressured by his cousin into stealing Walt’s prized 1972 Ford Gran Torino for his initiation into a gang. Walt thwarts the theft with his M1 Garand rifle and subsequently develops a relationship with the boy and his family.
Gran Torino was a critical and commercial success, grossing nearly $270 million worldwide (making it Eastwood’s second highest-grossin
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Haley Center 1435
The Honors College Night Film Series attempts to highlight myriad contemporary issues in the country. This documentary, "Gun Fight", sheds light on the not-quite black-and-white issue of private gun ownership in
The Honors College Night Film Series attempts to highlight myriad contemporary issues in the country.
This documentary, “Gun Fight”, sheds light on the not-quite black-and-white issue of private gun ownership in America today as two-time Oscar®-winner Barbara Kopple travels the country to canvass gun advocates, anti-gun organizations, and others. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Tucson. Over the past dozen years, a string of deadly shootings has pockmarked our nation’s soul and psyche. Such tragedies serve as the inspiration for this work.
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