Allusions In Cinderella Man

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Cinderella Man directed by Ron Howard tells the incredible true story of James J. Braddock a.k.a. the Cinderella Man. was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. By the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-prizefighter was seen as broken-down, beaten-up and out-of-luck just as much as the rest of the American during the Great Depression. His career appeared to be finished, he was unable to pay the bills, the only thing that mattered to him was his family and that was in danger, and he was even forced to go on Public Relief. But deep inside, Jim Braddock never lost his determination. Due to his continuous love and faith helped an impossible dream to come true. In a last-chance bid to help his family, Braddock returned to the ring. No one thought he had a shot. However Braddock, fueled by hope and a better future for his family, kept winning. Suddenly, the man that was struggling to get a job at the dock became the mythic athlete. Soon he was carrying the hopes and dreams of the poor and needy on his shoulders, Braddock moved through the ranks, until he was chosen to do the unthinkable. Take on the…show more content…
first we see how things were going so well before the Depression hit in the movie James Braddock is making around $9,000 per fight but soon things change drastically a mass amount of people have house foreclosures people have to move into shanty villages called Hoovervilles which were made to mock the president at the time for his lack of care for the people of the country. Next in the movie The Struggle for people to eat and survive, in the movie James Braddock son eat food from the butcher shop so that they have enough to eat. things were hard for Braddock family just as it was for many people during the Depression their electricity got taken out they had to move into a one-bedroom house in at at one time that to send their kids away to live with a
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