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Gran Torino (12-Dec-2008)

Director: Clint Eastwood

Writers: Dave Johannson; Nick Schenk

Keywords: Drama

A xenophobic war veteran embarks on a journey of self-discovery when he attempts to reform a Hmong teenager who'd tried to steal his beloved automobile.

ABSTRACT
Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski, a widower living out his later years in a rapidly-changing Michigan neighborhood, regards his area's increasing minority population with a measure of bitterness and prejudice. When young Hmong neighbor Thao attempts to steal his most prized possession, a mint-condition 1972 Ford Gran Torino, Walt finds himself setting out on an unlikely personal journey as his mission to reform the troubled teen's ways soon turns into a race-transcending effort to protect him against their area's gang threat.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clint Eastwood
Actor
31-May-1930   The Man With No Name
John Carroll Lynch
Actor
1-Aug-1963   The Drew Carey Show
Dreama Walker
Actor
20-Jun-1986   June on Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

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