Published: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, c2001 Series:Widescreen DVD collection, Edition: Special collector's ed. ; widescreen version Description: 2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 0792166892, 0792174844 :, Language: English
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994
Based on the novel by Winston Groom
Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer
Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
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