The Blind Side Research Paper

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The Blind Side was released on November 20, 2009 by Warner Bro. Pictures, and directed by John Lee Hancock. The film is based on a book, “The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game” and a true story. The Blind Side is a semi-biographical sports drama film about a neglected and troubled African-American boy named Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) growing up in the ghetto with his drug addict mother. Due to his mother’s drug abuse problem, Michael is forced into the foster care system. Michael would always run away from his foster home leaving him homeless. One night, while Michael is looking for a warm place to sleep, Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) an upper class Caucasian female finds Michael and decides to give him a place to sleep in her home. Although many of her friends and family judged her for her decision of taking an African-American child into her home, Leigh Anne provided Michael with an education, home family, food, and clothes. She gave him the opportunity to have a future and to become his own person. Adults from the age range of thirteen and older will enjoy The Blind Side because of its cast, …show more content…

In this film, there are incredible actors and actresses, Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron, Tim McGraw, Lilly Collins, Jae Head, and Kathy Bates. Many of the actors have won awards for their performances. Kathy Bates, who acted as Miss Sue, a tutor for Michael has won multiple awards. Bates has won an Oscar for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” in Misery. Even supporting roles such as Jae Head who portrayed S.J. Tuohy, has won an award for “Best Performance by a Youth – Male” (“The Blind Side”). In his article, “In Cinemas: The Blind Side,” Ian Freer states, “country singer Tim McGraw, extremely likable” (56). Tim McGraw who plays Sean Tuohy is well liked by everyone. All of the actors working together help create amazing scenes. An entire cast who has the ability to act is a major point in a good film to

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