Redemption In The Ultimate Gift

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The timeless theme of redemption is manifested in the film The Ultimate Gift by Michael O. Sajbel through Jason Stevens’ adjustment from a spoiled and passionless rich kid to a hardworking, supportive, and kind man. First of all, in the film, Jason’s character develops from spoiled and selfish to a generous and giving person. For instance, at the beginning of the film, money was always available for Jason and he believed that money was the key to a good life. He believed that for money, “It’s a way to live life worry free. Money takes away the worry.” (Film). Everything that Jason did was for his own benefit and he wouldn’t dare to help anyone if he wasn’t getting anything in return. Jason came back from his first task only to be greeted with homelessness, losing a girlfriend, and money issues. He meets Emily and her mother Alexia and learns that money can be a struggle to come around for some people. After this event, Jason finds out that Alexia own a large amount of money for her back rent and he uses his paycheck from Gus to help pay for the bill. Jason also uses the 100, 000, 000 dollars from his grandfather to build a hospital called Emily’s Home, aimed to allow families with medical problems be able to live together and help each other through their hardships. Emily’s Home also has an employment center that allows parents to find employment to assist in paying medical bills while their child undergoes treatment. Alexia and Emily taught Jason that life isn’t easy for

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