Life is like a box of wrinkles
There’s a genre of film that centers around an outsider for whom the normal rules don’t apply. They’re different, and perhaps a little disconnected. We follow them through many stages of their life, which features wild twists and turns. Love is found and lost, war breaks out, a family reunited. Throughout it all, the wonderful gift or curse this person has pulls them through in a special way. Let’s call this genre ‘Forrest Gump’.