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Forrest Gump Film Summary & Analysis

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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 comes and sits on the bench beside him, and he introduces himself: "Hello. My name is Forrest, Forrest Gump." He offers the woman a chocolate and tells her that his momma always said, "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're going to get." He then tries to talk to her about how comfortable her shoes must be. He tells her that his momma always said, "There's an awful lot you...

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