- US / Australia
- 1h 56min
- Directed by: Clint Eastwood
- Cast: Clint Eastwood
- Website: www.thegrantorino.com
Eastwood attempts a light-hearted reproach to some of the more reactionary values of his previous films in this, his acting swansong. Old-fashioned patriot Walt's (Eastwood) nonchalant relationship towards the Hmong family who live next door changes when he catches shy young Thao (Bee Vang) trying to steal his car. A film rich in allusion, pride and warm comedy.
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Reviews & features
Gran Torino19 Feb 2009
Uneven and lacking in subtlety, this role is undoubtedly the one Eastwood was born to play
Clint Eastwood attempts a light-hearted reproach to some of the more reactionary values of his previous films in this, his acting swansong. Recently bereaved Walt Kowalski (Eastwood) lives in a Michigan neighbourhood dominated by immigrants. Walt, a…
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