Parenthood Movie Paper
While watching the movie “Parenthood” I took an interest in the character Gary Buckman. Gary is the youngest child to Helen Buckman who is Gil, the main characters, sister. Helen is a single mother who is still struggling with the fact that her ex-husband wants nothing to do with his children and is refusing to help raise them. Gary has an older sister, Julie, who, instead of worrying about SAT scores she is totally wrapped up in her boyfriend Todd, who is a race car wannabe that is not too much liked by Helen.
Gary’s behavior from the beginning of the movie is odd. He is quite and not very open with his mother. He has angry posters plastered all over his bedroom door and a padlock locking his door …show more content…
Does Gary advance in his development by the end of this movie? I would say yes. At the beginning of the movie you see a dark very distant boy who wants nothing to do with his family. By the end of this movie Gary seems to move to more of a normal happy child even running around chasing Todd. With the help of Todd Gary finds part of his identity especially the sexual identity that he was