In the final scene of what may be Hanks' greatest film and performance, Forrest Gump (Hanks) talks to his recently deseased soulmate Jenny, who is buried beneath their favorite old tree.
In this emotional and heartbreaking moment, Gump tells Jenny about his life with Forrest Jr., the things they do together and the things he's done since her death. At the end, Forrest places an unopened letter from their son on her grave and tearfully tells her: "If there's anything you need, I won't be far away."
There is no better example of Hanks' power, poise and depth as an actor.—David Onda (Photo: Paramount)
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