Gran Torino (2008)

R
Gran Torino
Add to Watchlist
TitleGran Torino
Year2008
CountryGermany, USA
GenreDrama (Movies)
Run Time1h 56 min
Director

Cantankerous, bigoted Korean War veteran and retired Ford factory worker Walt Kowalski is widowed after 50 years of marriage. His aging neighborhood in Highland Park in Metro Detroit was formerly populated by working-class white families but has become filled with gang violence and poor southeast Asian immigrants, including Walt’s next-door neighbors, the Vang Lor family. Adding to his isolation, Walt is emotionally detached from his family; he rejects his son’s suggestion he move to a retirement community and lives alone with his elderly Labrador, Daisy. A chronic tobacco user, Walt suffers from coughing fits, occasionally with blood, which he conceals from his family. Walt’s late wife’s priest, Father Janovich, tries to comfort Walt, who dismisses him as young and inexperienced.

Walt catches Thao Vang Lor attempting to steal his Ford Torino as a coerced initiation into a Hmong gang run by Thao’s cousin, “Spider.” Even after this failed attempt the gang nonetheless wants to take Thao with them, but Walt drives them off with his M1 Garand, earning the Hmong community’s respect. As penance, Thao’s mother makes him work for Walt, who has him do different jobs in the neighborhood. The two soon form a grudging mutual respect, and Walt mentors Thao, helping him obtain a construction job and giving him social and dating advice. Walt rescues Thao’s sister, Sue, from the unwanted advances of three rough youth and bonds with her as well. Walt consults his doctor, who gives him a gloomy prognosis that he conceals from his family.

img

Date of download: 2015-11-11T17:22:34+00:00

Gran Torino
If the trailer is deleted, please let us know in the comments!
Show ↓ Amazon
Cast:

Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood
Walt Kowalski
Christopher Carley Christopher Carley
Father Janovich
Brian Haley Brian Haley
Mitch Kowalski
Geraldine Hughes Geraldine Hughes
Karen Kowalski
Dreama Walker Dreama Walker
Ashley Kowalski
Brian Howe Brian Howe
Steve Kowalski
John Carroll Lynch John Carroll Lynch
Barber Martin

Cantankerous, bigoted Korean War veteran and retired Ford factory worker Walt Kowalski is widowed after 50 years of marriage. His aging neighborhood in Highland Park in Metro Detroit was formerly populated by working-class white families but has become filled with gang violence and poor southeast Asian immigrants, including Walt’s next-door neighbors, the Vang Lor family. Adding to his isolation, Walt is emotionally detached from his family; he rejects his son’s suggestion he move to a retirement community and lives alone with his elderly Labrador, Daisy. A chronic tobacco user, Walt suffers from coughing fits, occasionally with blood, which he conceals from his family. Walt’s late wife’s priest, Father Janovich, tries to comfort Walt, who dismisses him as young and inexperienced.

Walt catches Thao Vang Lor attempting to steal his Ford Torino as a coerced initiation into a Hmong gang run by Thao’s cousin, “Spider.” Even after this failed attempt the gang nonetheless wants to take Thao with them, but Walt drives them off with his M1 Garand, earning the Hmong community’s respect. As penance, Thao’s mother makes him work for Walt, who has him do different jobs in the neighborhood. The two soon form a grudging mutual respect, and Walt mentors Thao, helping him obtain a construction job and giving him social and dating advice. Walt rescues Thao’s sister, Sue, from the unwanted advances of three rough youth and bonds with her as well. Walt consults his doctor, who gives him a gloomy prognosis that he conceals from his family.

We recommend more "Drama":
Comments (0):
Choose your decision (Like / Unlike) above the form
Liked: 0 | Unliked: 0