Movie Analysis : Forrest Gump

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The movie Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film starring Tom Hanks as its leading actor depict changes in the American History. The story depicts several decades in the life of Forrest Gump, a slow-witted but kind-hearted, good natured and athletically prodigious man from Alabama who witnesses, and in some cases influences, some of the defining events of the latter half of the 20th century in the United States. The Frist scene that I noticed was the one where Forrest mother took him to get leg braces because his spine was curved. The physician felt that the leg braces would help straighten his spine. Forrest mother ran a Bed & Breakfast and one day a young Elvis presley came to say. Not knowing who he was Forrest dances in a very odd way while Elvis played the guitar. Later Forrest and his mom saw Elvis on tv dancing to Forrest dancing. Elvis, a famous american musician and actor took notice of the odd dance and was inspired to use it in his "You Anit Nothing Bur a Hound Dog" performance. This shift in American History was so spectacular because Elvis Presley became one of the greatest revolutions in Rock & Roll and pop Culture. He used to be a famous movie star, he knew how to act and make music. He was one of the famous musicians and till this day people would say that he is still one of the most famous musicians of all time. The second scene that I 've chosen was the "ghost klan", as Forrest would call them. Forrest mother tells…

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