Picture from Abandon (2002)
Overall C-

In Abandon, Katie Holmes plays the part of Katie Burke, a meticulous and ardent business student at a prestigious university whose nerves are starting to fray.

Violence C-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use D

MPAA Rating: PG-13 For drug and alcohol content, sexuality, some violence and language.

Talk to your kids about…

Abandon (2002)

How did the director depict the emotional state of Katie through her physical appearance? How do subtle details such as her hair add to the overall feel of her ability to cope with the stress of her situation?

What were the portrayals of unprofessional behavior in this film? What was the result of crossing over the lines of propriety? How important is personal conduct in the world of business?