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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Gran Torino - movie synopsis

Walt Kowalski is a widower, grumpy, tough-minded, borderline-hateful, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors, a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1973 Gran Torino he keeps in cherry condition. When his neighbor Tao, a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Tao's family, Kowalski is soon taking steps to protect them form the gangs that foul their neighborhood. 

Noun: widower  wi-dow-u(r):
A man whose wife has died and who has not remarried.
Adjective: grumpy  grúm-pee:

Noun: prize  prIz
Something given as a token of victory.
Noun: cherry  che-ree:
Noun: condition  kun'di-shun
cherry condition: Cherry condition would be ultra clean. This is a vehicle that has been abduley detailed beautifully, recent coat of wax, perfectly shampooed carpets. Just perfect, ready to drive off.

Noun: youth  yooth:  
A young person (especially a young man or boy)

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