JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino:
death of America’s hero

Robert Alpert

Robert Alpert received an MFA in Film from Columbia University and occasionally teaches college classes on film. He is a partner at a large, general practice firm in NYC, where he practices in the area of intellectual property law. He is married with three children, Dana, Merle and Shane, and his personal email address is Robert.nmi.Alpert@gmailcom.