Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can’t catch a break. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Against all odds, he pushes towards success.
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This melodrama is just another piece of capitalist propaganda. I hate this shit so fucking much. No, I didn't hate capitalism that much, but this shit is playing its propaganda in a worst way. In a way that just make me sick.
If the film's denouement emphasised Chris Gardner's socialist agendas once achieving stockbroking acclaim, it would gain an extra star. Deeply moving, but its resolution leaves a slightly sour taste regarding those that don't make the cut. Still commendable nonetheless - a compelling dramatic experience and one of Smith's best roles to date.
"And then at the end of the film, he FINDS his happiness...by becoming a successful investment banker!"
"So is this a comedy, or a horror film, or what?"
"No it's an uplifting drama-by teaching people to follow their dreams and never give up. Because people who give up are weak."
"But wasn't it following his dreams and investing in the bone density scanner that bankrupted his family in the first place?"
Filmnya udh menyentuh banget tapi gue yakin se-yakin yakinnya kalo yang nyutradarain Kore-Eda bakal lebih gilak lagi sik. Kamera yang ditahan dan tidak di cut tuh yang bikin lebih realitas lebih nyata. Bahwa setiap cuttingan tuh dikasih 'ruh' nya perlaha-lahan. Mungkin karena Hollywood Klasik jadi setiap cuttingan terasa cepat, karena terlihat banyak plot yang ingin dikasih liat.
54/100 (Ana karakterler fakirken diğer yoksul insanlara zoom yapan ancak liberal ekonomiden rekabetçilik vesilesiyle işi kaptıktan sonra tüm dünyayı günlük gülistanlık gösteren bencil bir film. Filmin verdiği o bencil mesajlardan biri de şu : Patronlarına yağcılık yap, görünüğünden farklı ol. Yeter ki işi kap. Bir de bu olay gerçekmiş gibi sonuna eklemiyorlar mı kıl oluyorum...)
It s a great emotional film. When you watch this film you can really understand how hard it is for some people to live in good conditions. And it is based on a real story...
I think it s a film that everybody should watch...
Película que refleja un caso de la vida real. Todo lo que hace un padre por un poco de dinero y mantener a su hijo a salvo. Una de esas cosas, es vender su sangre, por unos cuantos dólares para subsistir.