You've taught this city how to trust the soul of a man rather than the look of him. . The Gettysburg scene has some visual techniques which helps one understand why it is important. You fumble the football and I will break my foot off in your John Brown hind parts. Coach Boone even goes to the extent to say make the point that the Civil War broke up families and brothers killed brothers.
This quote is important, especially in the movie, because it sets an example that change is necessary and possible. Coach Yoast: You call this game fair, or I'm going to the papers. This quote Gerry made towards Julius, illustrates how the characters in the movie were afraid of change, and that it is possible to overcome that fear. Gerry Bertier: I want off the team, coach. He had also been attending Northern Virginia Community College where he had been working toward a degree in business.
Hayden Panettiere and Denzel Washington in Remember the Titans. During practices, if an athlete made a mistake they would have to run laps as a punishment. Coach Yoast: You want to carry your sinful pride to your grave, that's your business, but when your sins endanger on my little girl, it becomes mine. This is where they fought the. In this day and age some people believe that racism is over because there are no longer any slaves, some people believe that there is still racism but that it is ok.
This Gettysburg Speech to me seems very similar to Martin Luther King, Jr. Only 4 of the players are shown running down the street, so obviously many of the white players were not there. As reported on the '71 Titans Web Site, this did not actually happen. The learned the importance of friendship and what it means. Williams High School under federal mandate to integrate. At the start of the film Remember the Titans, Gerry Bertier rushers to a fight against black people this is how Boaz Yakin explains that Gerry Bertier is racist because Gerry rusher into a fight without knowing the reason why the fight broke out.
In 1971, a high school in Alexandria, Va. During 1971, federal laws were passed that required schools to desegregate within the South. This green field right here, painted red, bubblin' with the blood of young boys. There is clear conflict between the two races. We get to know the teammates as they struggle with and overcome their own biases and fears. The character of Emma Hoyt Kate Bosworth is purely fictional.
In the first scene, a graveyard in Virginia, there is no racial tension and wide-angle shots are used to show a sense of unity between blacks and whites that stand side by side. I was born in Alexandria, grew up less than a mile from T. The movie I chose was Remember the Titans. This movie, however, is really a team effort and though he is the marquee name the story focuses as much, if not more, on the players themselves. In fact, like Ronnie Bass, most of the other players on the team had long hair in 1971, including the real Gerry Bertier.
This did not happen in real life. Another change made for dramatic reasons is that, while it's true Gerry Bertier was injured and paralyzed in a car accident, it didn't happen until after the football season was over. They also finished the season ranked second in the nation. Allan, you're in, come on. However, this speech would change everything for this team. Remember the Titans goes so over board with melodrama that Coach Boone even gives a lengthy, melodramatic speech comparing his white and black players to civil war soldiers in battle. Kate Bosworth has a very small part as Gerry's girlfriend.
Referee: What are you talking about, Bill? Yet one more notable change by the scriptwriters is that quarterback Ronnie Bass is depicted as a longhaired hippy from California and is implied to be gay. Cause once you get on that bus, you ain't got no momma no more. In reality, the Titans won the state championship by a score of 27-0 and held the opposing team to minus 5 yards total offense. Ray Budds Burgess Jenkins is also a fictionalized character. You drop a pass, you run a mile.
There was no Virginia High School Hall of Fame in 1971, although it does exist today. At the time of his death, Gerry had been working as a sales manager for Abbey Medical, a company that manufactured walking braces for the handicapped. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! I don't care if you like each other or not. In my own opinion I think Gerry is racist because he is going to fight because he is white and he is against black people, so were Ray, Allen and the others that followed their captain Gerry Bertier into the fight. Smoke and hot lead pourin' right through their bodies. Fortunately, they all do a good job.
Another coaching style, which the assistant coach Yoast tended to use, was democratic. This movie really makes you care about the people in it and for sheer entertainment and audience enthusiasm is probably the best movie I have seen this year with the possible exceptions of X-Men and Chicken Run. And times when Yoast tries to comfort black players who Boone has chewed out, and Boone accuses him of coddling blacks as he would never coddle his fellow whites. And Ryan Gosling, before he became the heartthrob of millions, has a small part as the player who proves his team spirit by stepping down to let another, better, player take his place. Coach Herman Boone: Gettysburg Speech Your browser does not support the audio element. The movie shows Alan giving up his spot to Pete Donald Faison during a game. Coach Boone: What, you say your name was Jerry? An interpersonal conflict is a disagreement between two individuals or subgroups of an organization involving significant resentment and discontent.