Loved the scene at the end with the Gran Torino & Walt's dog. Like the premise of an old cynical man learning something important about life.
I'm saying that underneath, there is something going on between him and you guys that I don't quite get. But the character was underdeveloped or simply one dimensional - his family were just caricatures.
Not only directed by him, he also stars as the crusty Korean war vet, retired auto worker and recent widower Walt Kowalski, who has a poor relationship with his two sons. : I think Clint Eastwood has turned into a master film-maker.
When his Hmong neighbour, teenager Thao Vang Lor (BEE VANG) is pressured by his peers into stealing his prized Gran Torino, Kowalski administers his own brand of punishment in an attempt to help him to see the error of his ways. He pares everything down, and one is given no padding in his movies, everything is essential.
(However, most of the 4,000 or so Hmong in Detroit live on the east side of the city; very few live in Highland Park, which is more than 93% African-American.) Chenoweth recruited Bee Vang in St.
Title: Gran Torino Director: Clint Eastwood Producer: Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber and Clint Eastwood Cast: Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley, Brian Haley, Geraldine Hughes, Dreama Walker, Brian Howe, John Carroll Lynch, William Hill, Brooke Chia Thao, Chee Thao and Choua Kue Classification: M Duration: 116 mins Country: United States Release date: 22/01/2009 Release details: Wide National Release. Genre: Drama Lead actor: Clint Eastwood Screenplay: Nick Schenk Music: Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens Distributor: Roadshow Language: English A new film from CLINT EASTWOOD is always a treat. DAVID: I think that's nonsense, if you don't mind my saying so. The acting of Sue and Thao was very average, and the ending not entirely realistic, but to be expected from a Clint Eastwood film.