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Still shot from the movie: Abandon (2002).

Abandon (2002)

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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 18 Oct 2002
Video Release: 18 Mar 2002
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

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?

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