Forrest Gump

"Bein' a idiot is no box of chocolates," but "at least I ain't led no hum-drum life," says Forrest Gump, the lovable, surprisingly savvy hero of this wonderful comic tale. When the University of Alabama's football team drafts Forrest and makes him a star, that's only the beginning! He flunks out - and goes on to be a Vietnam war hero, a world-class Ping-Pong player, a wrestler, and a business tycoon. He compares battle scars with Lyndon Johnson, discovers the truth about Richard Nixon, and suffers the ups and downs of true love. Now, Forrest Gump's telling all - in a madcap, screwball romp through three decades of the American landscape. It's Gump's amazing travels... and you've got to hear them to believe them.

The film (produced in 1994) is based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Wonston Groom. Main actors in the film are Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Sally Field. And by the way: it is my most favourite film, and now I want to tell you why!

Six foot six, 242 pounds, and possessed of a scant IQ of 70. Continue reading