Essay on Analysis of the Film Good Will Hunting

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Good Will Hunting

The movie Good Will Hunting shows a dramatic relationship between a teacher and student and also relationship's between fellow teachers. The film helps you grow with the characters in order to anticipate and acknowledge the ways in which they interact with one another. It also incorporated the way that egos develop and arise due to relationships and how they can interact with the daily lives of people.
The teacher – teacher relationship between Dr. Sean Maguire (played by Robin Williams) and Professor Gerald Lambeau (played by Stellen Skarsgard) is an old friendship that
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His ego is not held up on a pedestal for everyone to see like Gerry's is. Rather he is a very humble human being and takes great delight in the students he helps and his profession.

The teacher - student relationship that is shown is between Will Hunting (played by Matt Daman) and Dr. Sean Maguire (played by Robin Williams). What is unique about this relationship is the found in the cliché ‘right man for the job'. In order to get Will help, Dr. Lambeau searched through nearly 6 physiologists before he found Sean. The reason Sean could help Will was because of his background. They were from the same upbringing and type of environment. This helped with one of the main problems with doctor – patient advice which is ‘you don't know how I feel, because you haven't been there.'
In this case Sean had walked in his shoes and knew his background. This is where Sean could succeed where others failed which was to gain the trust from Will and let Will open up to him. On the topic of trust, in another viewer's response, she writes:

"It really shoots a hole, so to say, in
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