Movie Assignment - Andrew Fayad How do the characters handle their aging bodies What are interactions like between aging adults and their adult

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Andrew Fayad 3/26/08 How do the characters handle their aging bodies? What are interactions like between aging adults and their adult children? How do older characters handle changes in memory and cognition? Does anyone experience a crisis or challenge at mid-life? What does this look like? Film Assignment – Nothing in Common The interactions between Tom Hanks, who plays David, and his parents seem to be uncomfortable. Tom prefers to not interact with them. David’s friend, Charlie, with the toupee was covering up his aging body, having trouble with what was happening as he grew older. The parents experience a crisis in late-life going through a divorce. Both of them are dealing with it by ignoring it happened. Unfortunately, this crisis affects his father’s performance at work and he gets into a car accident. David is the mediator between his parents creating extra stress in his life. The young adults act silly like children when at work.
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 250 taught by Professor Ward during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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