On the occasion of Father’s Day this week, Sony Pictures conducted a poll asking the British public who they want to play the role of their father on screen, and one in 10 of them put American star Tom Hanks in the forefront, as being the best father to play the role of father. In the cinema, he also wished to play the role of his father in a movie.
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The road to perdition
A Greek tragedy movie, 117 minutes long, about the American gang drama in the 1930s. Directed by Sam Mendes, based on the graphic novel by Max Alan Collins and Richard Pierce Rayner. It deals with the problem of the father’s betrayal of his family and exposing them to mortal dangers. It raises the question whether parents should spare their children the consequences of their sins?
In it, we see Tom Hanks (Michael Sullivan), a member of one of the organized crime gangs in Chicago, led by John Rooney (Paul Newman), whom Sullivan considers his father, and he becomes angry when he discovers that John Connor (Daniel Craig) is stealing his father Ronnie.
At the time when we see the 12-year-old son, Michael Jr. (Tyler Hoechlin) decides to investigate the nature of his father Sullivan’s work, after his brother raised suspicion in himself in this regard, so he hides in a car in the dark, and sees a murdered man. Although he knows that the man was not killed by his father, his suspicions about him are confirmed this night.
Contrary to the habit of gangsters, Michael Sullivan is keen not to engage his two sons in crime, considering that he “had forced her way, in order to provide a decent life for them, and their mother (Jennifer Jason Lee). https://www.youtube.com/embed/OreveBlLfho?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=ar&autohide=2&wmode=transparent
But when his wife and youngest son are murdered, Sullivan proceeds to shoot the perpetrator with his eldest son, without crying, or showing any emotion, but he appears unrepentant of his mistakes, and does not want to admit that his choice of a vicious and violent gang life ultimately makes him responsible for The death of his wife and son, it is not important that he is a murderer, what is important is that he is a father and loves his children, “as if we were going through a chilling dose of the moral rhetoric of the criminal,” in the words of critic Peter Bradshaw.
The tragedy of Michael Sullivan – as critic Roger Ebert says – “that he put Rooney above his family, while Rooney preferred his family over everything.” Which made son Michael ask him after the murder of his mother and little brother, why can’t he understand how Ronnie protects his son Connor, who betrayed him and stole from him, and abandons his loyal man whom he considers his father?
“Very noisy and very close”
“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”; American film adapted from a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer about the events of September 11, 2001. It is written by Eric Ruth Benned, written by “Forrest Gump”, and directed by Stephen Daldry in 2011.
Over the course of 129 minutes, we live the moving story of Oscar Shell (Thomas Horn), an amazingly intelligent New Yorker whose father, a goldsmith, Thomas (Tom Hanks) died in one of the Twin Towers on that bloody day. He imagines that he can identify him by examining videos that show bodies falling from a tower, and makes great efforts to collect the memories of the past, and tries to keep the memory of his father alive through the 6 phone messages he sent that sad morning, while Oscar was busy playing.
An unusually close relationship was between the boy and his father, who came as a role model for a father who spent countless hours with his son, to engage him in ingenious games in order to make him happy, and to invent for him all kinds of ideas that represent a mental challenge, making him understand the world around him and overcome all his fears, without To expect that he will leave a maniac suffering loneliness
The film begins with the funeral of the father in an empty coffin, and we see Linda (Sandra Bullock), Oscar’s distant mother, who played no role in his scientific upbringing, bringing him closer to his grandmother (Zoe Caldwell).
After Oscar finds an envelope with the word “Black” written on it in large letters that suggest it might be someone’s name, and finds a key inside the envelope; He embarks on a walking trek that includes all the neighborhoods of New York, tracking 472 individuals, each with the last name “Black”; Hoping to be able to find the lock matching his father’s key.
In the film, Hanks gives the role of the father a side of eccentricity, complementing his son’s character, while Bullock portrays the ambiguous estranged mother from start to finish. The never-before-seen Thomas Horn starred in each scene with “an exceptionally natural performance, exhilarating and utterly convincing,” says critic Todd McCarthy.