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    Movie Review on Gran Torino This paper will discuss how the movie Gran Torino portrays socialization. Gran Torino movie is about how people from two different culture get to socialize and it is about how to help the neighborhood in their happiness and sorrows. Walt neighborhood is an Asian immigrant and they both have totally different culture. Walt doesn't like Hmong family in the beginning because the culture was totally different and he found them noisy and disturbing. Hmong family was

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    Hannah Swartout December 3, 2017 COM 325 Analysis Paper Gran Torino Analysis After losing his wife, Walt Kowalski was left with spoiled children and grandchildren, cigarettes, Pabst Blue Ribbon and his 1972 Gran Torino. Walt was retired from the military after serving in the Korean war. In the beginning of the movie Walt appears to be disgruntled, racist and tough-minded. He was not ecstatic that a Hmong family was moving into his deceased neighbors house. Meanwhile, the Hmong family next door

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    yourself. What you allow people to see, what you don't know that people see, what you don't let people see, and what you and others don't see. In the movie Gran Torino, the character Walt learns to allow people to see him as his true self, and not just how he allows people to see him. Which is explained using the Johari Window. At the beginning of the movie, it shows Walt being closed off towards others. Not in a sense of closing in on himself due to his wife dying, but he mainly just didn't want anyone

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    Racism In Gran Torino

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    "Gran Torino," directed by Clint Eastwood, is a very moving and captivating drama. It's a simple story about tolerance and cultural differences, but also one of hope, self-sacrifice, and unlikely friendships. A former auto worker at Ford, Walt Kowalski has just had to put his longtime wife to rest when the story opens. From his scowl, it looks as if he would like to join her. Instead he sits on his front porch chugging can after can of cheap beer in the company of his yellow Labrador, Daisy, while

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    Film Review : Gran Torino

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    The movie Gran Torino, is an American film directed by Clint Eastwood, who also stars as the main character. The movie was set in Highland Park, Michigan which was a nearby suburb of Detroit. In prior years, Highland Park was populated by white families that had come to the area to work in the Ford car factories, but over time, “the damn chinks” moved into the neighborhood as Walt Kowalski would say. This show was the first American film to show Hmong Americans, which were war refugees that had resettled

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    Gran Torino, directed by Clint Eastwood, is a very moving and captivating drama. When the story opens we see Walt Kowalski residing on his front porch drinking beer, while simultaneously watching the world with a squint and a torrent of harsh criticism. Walt has essentially no remaining family members, as his wife had just recently passed away, and he wants nothing to do with his two successful sons. It's a story about tolerance and cultural differences, but also one of hope, and unlikely friendships

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    Gran Torino Sociology

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    problem in society today. In the movie Gran Torino, Walt Kowalski is an old, white, retired auto worker. He lives in a neighborhood, in which Latinos, Blacks, and Asians have moved in and brought teen gangs with them. In this change it brings out his prejudice views against everyone, specifically the Asian people due to his time served in the Korean War. This essay will utilize racism, class conflict and the sub Theories to analyze Gran Torino. In the movie Gran Torino, racism played a major role. Walt

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    Gran Torino Sociology

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    Dr. Avila English 104 Composition and Research 10 July 2015 Title Gran Torino is a 1999 film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, a movie that demonstrates racism and gender stereotyping and reaching across cultural barriers that can be overcome with understanding. The masculine protagonist know as Walt Kowalski is decorated Polish Korean War Vet who carries the burden of things he did in war, which will affect him for the rest of life. He is portrayed as bitter, grumpy racist old man

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    Gran Torino Psychology

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    I enjoyed your post Lori, Philadelphia is a great movie. Like you, I have already watched quite a few on the list. As per our instructions I will compare the attitudes, beliefs, understandings, and acculturative experiences inherent in Philadelphia (1993) and Gran Torino (2008). In Gran Torino (2008) the main character, is a Korean War Veteran and has an obvious bias towards those of Asian descent. He also harbors guilt from killing a Korean soldier who had surrendered while in Korea. His neighbors

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    Gran Torino To what extent has Clint Eastwood portrayed the struggle between different cultural groups within the film Gran Torino In the film Gran Torino the director, Clint Eastwood, has shown the immense struggle between the different races in such a way that is realistic to the modern day today. Strong wiled war veteran Walter Kowalski, played by director Clint Eastwood, is under going a major change in society. The neighbour hood in which he has always lived in is in desperate need of cultural

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