History Film / AntwoneFisher

20th Jul '17 6:34:03 AM SkidTroper
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* BlatantLies: Mrs. Tate and her sister greet Antwone with feigned warmth and politeness when he confronts them as an adult. This lasts only until Antwone points out he remembers all of their horrific abuse.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: Antwone Fisher definitely, both the fictional depiction and the real-life person.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Antwone Fisher definitely, both the in real-life and his fictional depiction and the real-life person.counterpart. His foster siblings too.



* EarnYourHappyEnding: Antwone's journey throughout the movie, and boy did he earn it. In the end, Antwone gets in touch with members of his biological family who treat him lovingly and comfort him over all he's been through, he has a girlfriend and new friends, including Davenport.

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Downplayed. Antwone's journey throughout the movie, movie as an adult included finding out that his birth father is dead and boy did he earn it. In his repulsive foster mother and aunt have no remorse for the end, horrific abuse they inflicted on him. Thankfully, by the end of the film, Antwone gets in touch with members of his biological family who treat him lovingly and comfort him over all he's been through, he has a girlfriend and new friends, including Davenport.



* KarmaHoudini: Downplayed. While Antwone gives a very ''well-deserved'' calling out to Mrs. Tate and her sister for their horrific and deplorable treatment of him, they receive no legal punishment for physically and sexually abusing Antwone.

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* KarmaHoudini: Downplayed. While Antwone gives a very ''well-deserved'' calling out to Mrs. Tate and her sister for their horrific and deplorable treatment of him, they receive no legal punishment for physically and sexually abusing Antwone. Antwone and his siblings.
20th Jul '17 6:14:50 AM SkidTroper
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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Antwone's journey throughout the movie, and boy did he earn it. In the end, Antwone gets in touch with members of his biological family who treat him lovingly and comfort him over all he's been through, he has a girlfriend and new friends, including Davenport.
20th Jul '17 6:12:23 AM SkidTroper
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* CallingTheOldWomanOut: As explained above, Antwone pulls this on Mrs. Tate for her treatment of him in childhood.

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* CallingTheOldWomanOut: As explained above, Antwone pulls this on Mrs. Tate for her horrific treatment of him in childhood.


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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Antwone Fisher definitely, both the fictional depiction and the real-life person.
* DisproportionateRetribution: When she wasn't just abusing him, Mrs. Tate's treatment of Antwone any time he actually did something wrong counts as this.
* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: Thankfully and refreshingly averted. Mrs. Tate's sister sexually abused Antwone '''[[PaedoHunt as a child]]''', and it's treated as the horrific crime that it is.


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* KarmaHoudini: Downplayed. While Antwone gives a very ''well-deserved'' calling out to Mrs. Tate and her sister for their horrific and deplorable treatment of him, they receive no legal punishment for physically and sexually abusing Antwone.


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* NWordPrivledges: Mrs. Tate thinks she has these with Antwone and his foster brothers, but even if she did, her ''deplorable'' treatment of them should disqualify her.
28th Feb '17 8:01:43 PM Mdumas43073
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Creator/DenzelWashington's directorial debut, ''Antwone Fisher'' is a 2002 drama based on U.S. Navy officer Antwone Fisher's autobiography ''Finding Fish'', about his experiences coming to terms with his abusive childhood.

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Creator/DenzelWashington's directorial debut, ''Antwone Fisher'' is a 2002 drama based on U.S. Navy officer Antwone Fisher's autobiography memoir ''Finding Fish'', about his experiences coming to terms with his abusive childhood.
28th Feb '17 8:01:13 PM Mdumas43073
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Creator/DenzelWashington's directorial debut, ''Antwone Fisher'' is a 2002 drama film based on U.S. Navy officer Antwone Fisher's autobiography ''Finding Fish'', about his experiences coming to terms with his abusive childhood.

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Creator/DenzelWashington's directorial debut, ''Antwone Fisher'' is a 2002 drama film based on U.S. Navy officer Antwone Fisher's autobiography ''Finding Fish'', about his experiences coming to terms with his abusive childhood.
28th Feb '17 8:00:59 PM Mdumas43073
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''Antwone Fisher'' is a 2002 drama film and DenzelWashington's directorial debut. It's based on the autobiography ''Finding Fish'' about naval officer Antwone Fisher's experiences coming to terms with his abusive childhood.

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Creator/DenzelWashington's directorial debut, ''Antwone Fisher'' is a 2002 drama film and DenzelWashington's directorial debut. It's based on the U.S. Navy officer Antwone Fisher's autobiography ''Finding Fish'' Fish'', about naval officer Antwone Fisher's his experiences coming to terms with his abusive childhood.
28th Feb '17 7:58:20 PM Mdumas43073
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->''"Who will cry for the little boy, lost and all alone?

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->''"Who will cry for the little boy, lost and all alone?alone?\\
28th Feb '17 7:58:05 PM Mdumas43073
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->''Who will cry for the little boy, lost and all alone?''
->''Who will cry for the little boy, abandoned without his own?''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? He cried himself to sleep.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? He never had for keeps.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? He walked the burning sand.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? The boy inside the man.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? Who knows well hurt and pain.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? He died and died again.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy? A good boy he tried to be.''
->''Who will cry for the little boy, who cries inside of me?''

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Antwone (played by Derek Luke) is a violent, troubled naval cadet who begins sessions with psychiatrist Dr. Jerome Davenport (Denzel Washington). During the sessions, Antwone narrates details of his childhood experiences, which included beatings, sexual abuse and seeing his best friend shot before his eyes. The two men become friends and help each other deal with their own relationship conflicts.

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Antwone (played by Derek (Derek Luke) is a violent, troubled naval cadet who begins sessions with psychiatrist Dr. Jerome Davenport (Denzel Washington). During the sessions, Antwone narrates details of his childhood experiences, which included beatings, sexual abuse and seeing his best friend shot before his eyes. The two men become friends and help each other deal with their own relationship conflicts.


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22nd Jan '17 1:34:48 PM creader
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* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]: As explained above, Antwone pulls this on Mrs. Tate for her treatment of him in childhood.

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* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]: CallingTheOldWomanOut: As explained above, Antwone pulls this on Mrs. Tate for her treatment of him in childhood.
22nd Jun '12 7:28:46 AM JusticeReaper
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