Antwone Fisher 3 Essay examples

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Antwone Fisher in my opinion is probably the most impactful movie I have ever seen. People may say, " What a good movie" but I say "what a good man". Antwone Fisher grows up living in a foster home where he is beaten, mentally and sexually abused. After spending time in an orphanage he doesn't know what to do with his life. After thinking about it he decides to join the Navy. The movie picks up with Antwone as a young sailor who has a problem controlling his anger. Sent to a psychiatrist (played by Denzel Washington) he slowly begins opening up, learning to confront the past that has fostered his long-standing rage. Washington's psychiatrist becomes Antwone's substitute father figure, the person who teaches him to drop his guarded…show more content…
I don't know about you but that has to take a lot of courage to uncover your deep dark past. This movie is filled with fear and courage and most of all the help of others. There is one part in the movie that really made this movie one of the most impactful movies I have ever seen. He made a poem and presented it to his psychiatrist. It read: Who will cry for the little boy lost and all alone Who will cry for the little boy abandoned without his own Who will cry for the little boy he cried himself to sleep Who will cry for the little boy who never had for keeps Who will cry for the little boy who walked a burning sand Who will cry for the little boy the boy inside the man Who will cry for the little boy who knew well hurt and pain Who will cry for the little boy who died and died again Who will cry for the little boy a good boy he tried to be Who will cry for the little boy who cries inside of me This poem has a true meaning behind it. The meaning of it is of Antwone when he was little. He would cry himself to sleep. He would get beaten over an over again. It just kept building up and finally he cried for help on the inside. Luckily he got help from his psychiatrist before it was too late. The last quote from the movie that made it such an impactful movie was, "You are the champ, you have beaten everyone who has beaten you" In the end I think that Antwone Fisher is the most impacting movie someone will ever see. Throughout

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