Becoming Bulletproof Parent Guide
While this documentary isn't appropriate for all audiences, it is still an inspiring production that may spark discussions about the way we see others.
Parent Movie Review
Will and Pete Halby and their wives, Vanessa and Ila, are the force behind Zeno Mountain Farm, a nonprofit organization that aims to “support lifelong friendships between people of diverse abilities.” Their mission is to give performing arts opportunities to a huge cast of actors with developmental challenges.
In 2013, Zeno released its first Western, Bulletproof. The documentary Becoming Bulletproof by director Michael Barnett tells the story of the movie’s production and introduces members of the cast and crew, totaling 45. Among them are 18 actors with physical or cognitive challenges
One of the stars is twenty-something Jeremy Vest, who has July 17, 2017
Rating & Content Info
Why is Becoming Bulletproof rated Not Rated? Becoming Bulletproof is rated Not Rated by the MPAA
Violence: A movie director films a scene of a Western gunfight were characters repeatedly shoot at one another. No blood is shown.
A naked man sits in his wheelchair to shower (no explicit nudity is shown). A group of actors cheer when a director talks about a whorehouse. Comedians tell sexual jokes on stage. Women are shown in bikinis during a shoot. A character talks about his interest in sex therapy and pornographic movies. Some crude sexual jokes and innuendo are included. Camp attendees are involved in camp “crushes.”
Language: The script contains infrequent scatological slang, some mild and moderate profanities and terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Alcohol and tobacco use is depicted in a Western movie setting. A character makes a reference to an illegal drug.
Page last updated July 17, 2017
More parents' guide for Becoming Bulletproof after the break...
Becoming Bulletproof Parents' Guide
Note: Becoming Bulletproof is opening in limited theaters.
Learn more about Halby’s Zeno Mountain Farm, the nonprofit organization behind this drama camp for the challenged and disabled.
How are the lives of the able-bodied volunteers changed by their interactions with the other camp participants? Why is it important to many of the volunteers to treat everyone with dignity as they assist them with the daily rituals of life?
What kinds of responsibilities come to parent that have a child with challenges? What kind of support is important for the parent as well as the child?
The most recent home video release of Becoming Bulletproof movie is February 23, 2016. Here are some details…
Becoming Bulletproof releases to home video on February 23, 2016.