The greatest performance of Will Smith’s career and bluesy, soul-infused exaltation of fatherhood w. sociological analysis of poverty’s shackles on the aeriform dreams of the gifted working-class, TPOH is a highly-inspirational, melancholic, gravitational urban jungle fairy tale of pure emotion – darkness juxtaposed with unbridled hope. 8.9/10.
Plot Synopsis: Life is a struggle for single father Chris Gardner (Will Smith). Evicted from their apartment, he and his young son (Jaden Christopher Syre Smith) find themselves alone with no place to go. Even though Chris eventually lands a job as an intern at a prestigious brokerage firm, the position pays no money. The pair must live in shelters and endure many hardships, but Chris refuses to give in to despair as he struggles to create a better life for himself and his son.
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