What is the theme of the lesson An Officer and a Gentleman?

In AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, the genre’s theme “common good” seems paradoxically to coincide perfectly with the phenomenon of male stardom. But this “positive male” social agenda contains much pent-up aggression. That aggression is externalized in abusing booze (a fluctuating signifier of machismo) and women.

What does an officer and a gentleman mean?

An officer is, from his position, a leader of men. He must show in himself such qualities as he desires to bring out in those under his leadership. A gentleman is exactly what the word signifies, a gentle man.

What naval base was an officer and a gentleman?

Port Townsend
The film was shot in late 1981 on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, at Port Townsend and Fort Worden. The U.S. Navy did not permit filming at NAS Pensacola in the Florida panhandle, the site of the actual Aviation Officer Candidate School in 1981.

Who turned down the lead role in An Officer and a Gentleman?

Ken Wahl
Later after she has Zack over for dinner, she shows him a pic of her real dad- whom knocked up her mom “about 22 years ago”. Meaning her mom would have been 17- a minor. If a Naval Candidate knocked up a 17 year old that would have been a bigger deal than she is letting on. Ken Wahl turned down the lead role.

Did Officer and a Gentleman win an Oscar?

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion PictureNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion PictureJapan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language FilmNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture
An Officer and a Gentleman/Awards

What happened after an officer and a gentleman?

After An Officer and a Gentleman, Gere went on to star in a series of hits including The Cotton Club (1984), Pretty Woman (1990) Runaway Bride (1999), I’m Not There (2007) and won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Billy Flynn in Chicago (2002) and was married to supermodel Cindy …

Who is Debra Winger’s husband?

Arliss Howardm. 1996
Timothy Huttonm. 1986–1990
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Where’s Debra Winger now?

But where is she now? Despite a brief hiatus and what some consider a difficult personality, Winger is still active in the entertainment world. Not only did she celebrate turning 65 this May, but she also has a new movie coming out later this year.

Is an officer and a gentleman on Netflix?

An Officer And A Gentleman | Now Streaming | Netflix.

What does Debra Winger do now?

Winger has scored Oscar nods for her roles in An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, and Shadowlands. She currently appears in the new Apple TV+ series Mr. Corman, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

How old is Debra Winger now?

66 years (May 16, 1955)
Debra Winger/Age