So, what are you like going to do
with it like, when... you die?
Jesus, Joseph and Mary.
retro couch in the den, I’m going
to State next year and I don’t
have, like, any furniture?
there is TAO, a sixteen-year-old HMONG boy. Walt scowls.
TAO is slight, he has long hair, long lashes, but is very
Who the hell are you?
I’m Tao, I live next door.
What?! Speak up, boy, get the
shit out of your mouth. What do
Do you have jumper cables? My
uncle’s car is old and...
No. And have some goddamned
respect, zipper head, we’re
mourning over here.
Walt slams the door in Tao’s face.
How you holding up, Walt?
Gran Torino (2008)
Synopsis: Retired auto worker and Korean War vet Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) fills emptiness in his life with beer and home repair, despising the many Asian, Latino and black families in his neighborhood. Walt becomes a reluctant hero when he stands up to the gangbangers who tried to force an Asian teen to steel Walt's treasured car. An unlikely friendship develops between Walt and the teen, as he learns he has more in common with his neighbors than he thought.