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Film Report Grapes of Wrath The story opens with Tom Joad hitchhiking on his way home to his familys farm after serving a short prison term He gets a ride from a trucker who sneaks him on even though it is against the rules The trucker realizes that Tom has just been released from prison and begins to question him Tom doesnt have a problem telling what he has done and they get into a lengthy conversation The trucker told Tom that people have been moving away from this area because the developers were moving in Tom realizes that and thought that his family might have left but he then figures that they would wait for him As Tom gets dropped off he walks the rest of the way to his familys farm On the way to the farm he meets Casy Casy is the preacher who baptized him Tom convinces Casy to walk with him and they head towards town As they approach the area they realize that there is no one there All of the houses are empty and the place looks deserted They meet Muley who tells them that the developers came through and kicked everyone off the land He said that he stayed even though his family left because he cant imagine living anywhere else The three men spend the night together The next morning they start walking to Toms uncles house where Muley has told him his family is When they arrive at Uncle Johns house Toms family is very happy to see him There is hugging and talking before they get back to the seriousness of there problems They discuss the condition of the used truck that they bought as well as how much money they have Toms grandfather is worried about leaving He says that he wants to because there are many opportunities out Tom convinces them that they can afford to bring Casy along with them
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