Econ Cinema

By: Anthony Blocker

Theme: Interdependence

Bubba asks Forrest to come into the shrimping business with him as his First Mate and split profits. Forrest agrees to this.

The next day the rain stops and the soldiers are immediately ambushed by the Vietnamese. Forrest runs, but soon is all by himself and rushes back to find Bubba. After finding and rescuing some of his fallen brothers and Lt. Dan, Forrest finds Bubba laying down in the grass, having been shot in the chest to which he picks Bubba up and takes him to the river where Lt. Dan and the others are. Bubba then asks Forrest why it all had to happen and also says that he wants to go home, dying shortly afterward. A couple of days pass by Forrest tells crippled Lt. Dan how he plans to fulfill his promise to Bubba and go into the shrimping business. He does fulfills his promise to go into the shrimping business, and Lt. Dan does become Forrest's first mate. After a bout of little success and a hurricane which wiped out all the competition.

Standard: SSEMI4 a, b, c

Bubba asks Forrest to come into the shrimping business with him as his First Mate and split profits. Forrest agrees to this. Bubba suggested getting in the shrimping business and, ultimately, Forrest pursued the idea after Bubba's death in the Vietnam war. This is a partnership because although bubba died, Forrest and Lt. Dan came together and Started the shrimping business, owned it and shared the profit between one another. However After the big storm passed, Forrest boat Jenny Was the only boat that survived And got all the shrimp . MONOPOLY!

Theme: Opportunity Cost

Forrest ends up using his money to help others rather then gain social status.