Pursuit of happiness
Pursuit of happiness is a movie based on a true story about a man that is Christopher Gardner. In this movie, Christopher Gardner was played by Will Smith. For me, this story is very emotional and a lot of thing that we can learned from Gardner. Gardner has invested a lot of his family money in a device that is known as the Bone Density Scanner. Gardner feels that the device would be some sophisticated device that every medical practice would use it and he would be rich from selling it. However, those device did not sell as he thinks it would be because that device is almost as the same as the current technology but with a higher price. As day goes by for Gardner in his quest trying to sell the device, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account and his assets. This has force him to live out in the streets with his son. At this stage, Gardner is very desperate to find a job. Gardner has to get through the roughest time of his live. For me personally, this part of the movie is very sad but Gardner did not give up and really committed with his son. One day, Gardner sees the chance to for a stockbroker internship position at Dean Witter, but before he can receive pay he needs to go through six months of training with other twenty candidates. At the climax of the story, Gardner get a call from the heads of Dean Witter and they tell him that he has been excellent with his training and tomorrow will be his first day as a broker. Gardner rushes to his son day care and hug his son knowing that after everything that he had been through with his son, things would be all right. For me this movie has teaches me that needs to live be the motivation factor for someone to change his or her life. People like me love to be in my comfort zone. We tend to ignore problems until it is become worse. That is why we are not thinking out of the box. We tend to let things go by and not to promote invention. This movie teach me that it is...
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