The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister: Film Review

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Summary of the theme/plot The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete gave a clear, concise description of a young boy who was given no choice but to grow up at a young age. Mister is a 13 year old 8th grader, who has dreams of becoming an actor and making it out of the inner city housing. Mister has trouble in school and does not want to repeat the 8th grade. His teacher’s way of helping him is to make him repeat the 8th grade since Mister refused after school help. Mister lives in a two bedroom government assistance housing with his dismantled mother who has taken in her friends son Pete. Pete is a 10 year old Korean boy has been physically and sexually abused and his innocence is shown throughout the movie. Pete follows Mister around, still learning the cruel ways of the world and how to survive. Mister’s life took a turn when his building is raided due to the bully (Dartavius Stallsworth) being an informant for the police. The police received a tip that Mr. Stallsworth was breaking into apartments, so they agree to drop the charges in exchange for a name. Mr. Stallsworth informed the police that Curtis was selling drugs. Curtis lost his freedom and his son was sent to River View. The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete was discovered at the end of the movie when Mr. Stallsworth was informing the…show more content…
Mister was still nice to him and even gave him some apples. In return, the homeless Veteran Marine gave him his metal which he received when he served in combat. According to the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs it states that “predominantly males who majority are single, living in urban areas and suffering from mental illness, alcohol and/or substance abuse, or co-occurring disorders make up 12 percent of the homeless population”(National Coalition for the Homeless Veterans, 2012). 41 percent of the homeless Veteran population range between ages 31-50 and are African American or

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