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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.
The theme of the movie addresses the perceived backwardness of this small town. With Internet, cell phones and other technology, does this concept work as well in 2011? Are large cities more progressive than rural areas? How do you define progress?
How does Ren treat Ariel compared to her boyfriend Chuck (Patrick John Flueger)? How does that affect the way she feels about herself?
Who are the positive adults in this story? Though the teens disagree with the town council’s decision, what good things are the Bomont officials trying to achieve?