Good Will Hunting Failure

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The Oscar winning film, Good Will Hunting, released in 1997 follows the journey a 20 year genius boy, Will, who suffered abuse growing up. His life takes a turn when a college professor discovers how smart he is takes him under his wing compelling him to take therapy sessions which help him straiten himself up. Overlooking the flaws in Good Will Hunting, the film generally does a good job of not only highlighting the meaning of true friendship but also showing how the fear of failure can prevent individuals from stepping out of their comfort zones.
The power of genuine friendship is displayed through the strong bond between Will and Chuckie. When Chuckie says to Will: “You don’t owe it to yourself. You owe it to me. ‘Cause tomorrow I’m gonna wake up and I’ll be fifty. And still be doing this shit. I mean, you’re sitting at a lottery ticket” shows how much Chuckie cares more about Will’s future than his own. He tries to push Will to quit his job, not because he is fed up with Will’s presence but because he believes that Will had potential for better and
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The film, Good Will Hunting, influences us to believe that life without love is full of regrets and lacks true happiness. Sean is the main victim when it comes to this issue of love. When Sean shares his love story of how he missed watching a baseball game with friends so that he could go after a girl (who later became his wife), he mentions that if he had not done so he would have forever regretted. This automatically controls the audience’s view on love and influences them to believe that love is coupled with success. This was done so that at the end of the movie, when Will goes after Skylar, everyone will agree that it is the right decision because true love he will lead to true happiness and
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