The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness ★★½ 2006 (PG-13)
Smith and toocute son Jaden (in his film debut) easily fill the shoes of reallife father and son as Chris Gardner and 5yearold Christopher. When Chris' bad decisions leave the family broke and mom (Newton) bails, father and son are soon homeless, until Chris pins his hopes on a sixmonth unpaid competitive internship at a brokerage firm that could lead to a fulltime job and a stable life. The usual feelgood, nevergiveup path ensues, and the Smiths make it a worthwhile journey. A misspelling on a mural at Christopher's daycare center supplied the film's title. 120m/C DVD, Bluray Disc . US Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Jaden Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller; D: Gabriele Muccino; W: Steve Conrad; C: Phedon Papamichael; M: Andrea Guerra.