Forrest Gump (film) Summary
Robert Zemeckis

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Forrest Gump Summary

Summary and Analysis

As Forrest Gump begins, we see a white feather floating against a blue sky. As it continues, we also see the skyline of a city. The feather finally comes to rest at the feet of Forrest Gump. He picks up the feather, moves a wrapped box, opens his suitcase, and puts the feather inside a Curious George book. A bus pulls up, and Forrest continues to sit quietly. A nurse...

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