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Gran Torino

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S: By: Casssandra Achley & Nate Raper and Nate Kendall

1: The Ordinary world | Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski in Gran Torino has a normal grumpy old mans ordinary world. After his wife dies he sits on his porch drinks beer, smoke ciggaretts, and makes raciest remarks about the Koreans next door. Walt has a dog to keep him company and he also cleans and makes his place look nice. Walt deals with the Korean gang thats always next door and all the fights they cause. Then Walt deals with Thao, the young boy who try's to steal Walt's Prized possession...his Gran Torino.

2: After Walt got the Korean gang off his property and they left all the Koreans thought Walt was a hero. They brought him food and plants and all other stuff. Walt started to tell them to stop. Next Walt pulls up when sue is getting harassed by three black guys and saves her. Sue asks Walt for help but he denies her almost all the time. | Call To Adventure

3: Walt refuses to help out with the problems that the gang is making. He says he want nothing to do with their family. confession | Refusal of the Call

4: Sue invites Walt over to have food and beer at her place with her who is Koreans. Walt gets told a lot about their way of life and eats their food and drinks their beer. He hangs out with all the young kids and gets to like them a bit. Talks to Thao and gives him so advice when their down stairs. | Meeting with the Mentor

5: Crossing the First Threshold: | Walt crosses the first threshold when he defends the family next door from the group of gang members. He is crossing a threshold he made for himself...Walt is a very old fashion war vet who is racist. When he defends Sues and Thoa's family he is looking past the fact that they are Korean and look at them as people rather than how he use to view them. This is not your usual threshold this is a personal cahnge in how he views the people around him!!!

6: Walt Kalwaski enimies are very clear in this movie... The young gang members of his neighborhood. Where he alliles are not quite as clear, Walts allies in this movie are Thoa and Sue his next door neighbors but he does not make this very clear because he is a very racist man and they are Korean! | The test in this movies is Walt trying to clean up his neighborhood!

7: Approach the Inmost Cave | The arrival of the showdown is when Walt sees that Sue got badly beat up by the gang members and decides he needs take care of the sitituation! He goes to talk to the gang members

8: Walts death experince is not when he almost dies it is when he decides that he knows how to take care of the gang members...but to do this that means that he must give up his own life to save the lives around him from being taken over by these rude teenage boys! Walt knows that he is going to die so he puts away all his guns and sit down and relaxes before he goes to "take care of things" ! | Death Experience

9: Walt Kalwaski was rewarded by his neighbors and the community in the town. By him sticking up for himself and the community Walt grew up in, it gave the people a feeling of hope, which lead to them giving Walt gifts such as food of all sorts and other gifts as well.

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  • Title: Gran Torino
  • Starring Clint Eastwood, in an exotic thriller that will open your eyes to the real world.
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  • Started: over 6 years ago
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