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Gran Torino

Gran Torino
  • 2008
  • US/Australia
  • 116 min
  • 15

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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Gran Torino

19 Feb 20094 stars

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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