Will Smith, in a beautiful performance, slows himself down to play Chris Gardner, an earnest fellow who attempts to achieve middle-class solidity by becoming a stockbroker. Set in 1981, this shrewdly touching movie speaks to the anxieties of our own time, and what hooks you is how specific it is about one man’s economic perils.
Genre: Drama; Starring: Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Thandie Newton; Director: Gabriele Muccino; Author: Steve Conrad; Release Date Wide: 12/15/2006; Runtime (in minutes): 117; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Posted December 31 2006 — 12:00 AM EST
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