Walter Mitty learned a lesson about life in the movie,The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty. Walter learned a lesson about life when he jumped out a helicopter while attempting to land on the ship. This was one of his first adventurous actions that he performed in the movie and in his life. The lesson Walter was able learn by putting himself out there and taking risks is you can accomplish things in life such as becoming a more confident person and being able to stand up for yourself. A film technique that the director used in this scene was the wide shot where he was jumping out of the helicopter onto the wrong boat. This showed the risk Walter was taking and how it could have gone wrong.