Forrest Gump 2 – Forrest Does Fatherhood
Synopsis: After the death of his dear Jenny, Forrest is forced to adapt to life as a single dad in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama.
Memorable Scene: Little Forrest questions his dad about death, in particular his mother’s. His father responds, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”. Then little Forrest asks, “What does that mean? That doesn’t explain anything”. His father asks, “You wanna go play ping pong or somethin’?”
Plot: Forrest starts out teaching little Forrest the alphabet, but when his son brings home an F on his report card, Forrest scolds him “Remember what I told you, Forrest. A is for almond shrimp, B is for Barbeque Shrimp, C is for Coconut Shrimp, D is for Dumplings and Shrimp, E is for…”
Forrest and his son visit Lt. Dan Taylor for a lesson in discipline, but find out he’s back to his old ways. [Read more…]