The main man of the movie
Forest Whitaker is the artist behind the name Cecil Gaines. His performance in this movie never falls short of admiration from the start of the movie until the end. He gave a bold and powerful presentation that can really gain the interest and attention of the audience and making them a slave of the story until its end.
It was a big role for Forest as he holds the core character of the movie and another big opportunity to show his potential and artistry. Most of the viewers who watch the movie gives their credit to Forest as Cecil’s personality came alive in his amazing performance.
A grand celebrity display
This film is not a mere Forest Whitaker show, a lot of big celebrities join this project and made the movie a gathering of great performance. Playing Cecil’s wife is Oprah Winfrey. Here, Oprah proves he is not only a famous star but a great performing one. She delivers her character well and truly contribute to the heartfelt charisma of the movie. Other roles are played by great stars like John Cusack, Lenny Kravitz, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Jane Fonda, Robin Williams, Mariah Carey, and Terrence Howard. The stars alone are enough to drag viewers to the cinema to watch the movie.
A history relive and told
History is a part of everything a nation is. This film shows some of the America’s history that really helps in the foundation of the nation humanity. A butler service to eight presidents and tenures which America’s greatness starts to show. As the life of Cecil’s is relive and so is the hardship of his youth, family, and other people who experience the events that took place within the years of his existence.
This film is highly recommendable not for Americans alone but for all who desire, work and strive for change. An example of life that history should keep.