“You know what? Fuck beauty contests. Life is one fucking beauty contest after another. You know, school, then college, then work, fuck that. And fuck the air force academy. If I wanna fly, I’ll find a way to fly. You do what you love and fuck the rest.”

Sometimes it can be hard to not lose yourself in the path of succession. You start on your journey towards your dream and work hard to achieve it. Along the way, you forget to enjoy the journey. Little Miss Sunshine shows the importance of enjoying the journey.

This film is about a highly stressed Hoover family who is forced on a road trip to California because of a child pageant. Written by Michael Arndt and directed by the married duo Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, this movie portraits an emotionally deep plot with a perfect balance of drama and comedy.

It takes a heartwarming theme of family bonding and self-love and mixes it with dumb comedy. With a cast of interesting and relatable characters, it makes the story a heart-tugging experience.