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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.
At first Ryan is reluctant to help the person who has phoned him. Have you ever been in a position to assist someone, but have chosen not to because of your own time commitments, safety, or being embarrassed to get involved? How can we determine if it is safe to help someone? What are some reasons you shouldn’t get involved in another person’s crisis? How would you feel if you were the person in distress?
Kim Bassinger’s character, Jessica Martin, exclaims on the phone that their family is not rich, yet we see their large Brentwood home on various occasions during the movie. Would you consider them to be rich? Why do people’s definitions of “wealthy” differ?