Watching the monologue Eugene is inspired to make a proposal to Arlene.
Trevor being successful in his experiment finds strength to protect his classmate.
Eugene Simonet, a new teacher of social studies gives his students an assignment to elaborate the plan that can change the world for the better.
Trevor’s idea is as simple in its content as difficult in realization.
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With a cleaner story line, the basic idea could have been free to deliver.
As it is, we get a better movie than we might have, because the performances are so good: Spacey as a vulnerable and wounded man; Hunt as a woman no less wounded in her own way, and Osment, once again proving himself the equal of adult actors in the complexity and depth of his performance. I wish the movie could have gotten out of their way.
Hundreds of people, the followers of “paying forward” movement, visit Arlene’s house to pay Trevor their respect.
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