That ‘Forrest Gump’ Scene Tom Hanks Never Talks AboutFebruary 28, 2019
An hour and a half after reading the script for “Forrest Gump,” Tom Hanks signed onto the movie — and the rest (quite literally) was history. This film is rich with remarkable acting, incredible attention to historical events, and powerful, poignant explorations into the human experience. Beneath the script, though, one scene was more powerful than Hanks could handle — and it’s probably not one of several touching scenes you’d guess.
Forrest Gump: A Historic Gem
“Forrest Gump” is not simply a movie — it is a comedic yet dark an exploration through 30 years of American history, filling the film with the kind of nostalgia that keeps it solidified as a classic in cinematic history. However, while the film charms its audience, much of what occurred behind the scenes was kept under wraps — including some incredible backstories beneath the most powerful and disturbing moments.