Director: Clint Eastwood
Writers: Nick Schenk (screenplay), Dave Johannson
Stars: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley
1h 56min Drama 9 January 2009 (USA)
widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can’t get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor Thao Lor (Bee Vang), a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin, tries to steal his Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth.