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As I sat back and watched this movie I was astonished as to how realistic it was They show how life was in the Great Depression This movie shows how one family deals with getting kicked off their farm death of family members and much more Our movie starts with a young man Tom Joad walking down a dusty road He was just released from prison where he was serving time for homicide He is heading home On his way he meets a trucker whom Tom gives a hard time making you think he is angry with life and the world As he gets out of the truck he tells the driver why he was in jail and the drivers face shows his fear Tom next runs into the town preacher Jim Casy Casy explains that he has lost his calling and does not preach any more They talk a bit as they continue We see the farm and it looks kind of spooky Dark and not a sound except the wind can be heard As Tom looks for his family he hears something He finds a neighbor Muley Graves who is looking a little touched He tells how Toms family was run off the farm 2 weeks earlier and how they went to his Uncle Johns farm but not for much longer because John has to leave his farm also Muley explains how families were forced from their land and how his own family lost everything when the cats bull dozers came The morning shows Tom and Casy leaving Muley and heading off to Uncle Johns farm At Uncle Johns we see the Joads sitting around eating breakfast and discussing the upcoming trip They have a flyer that states 800 pickers are needed in California and this is where they are heading Grandpa starts talking about when they get to California hes going to eat oranges and a lot of grapes and
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