Talk to your kids about…
Following Johnny’s death, each of the family members grieves in a different way. How does Bryan deal with the loss of his son and his own hopes for his son’s success? What effect does it have on his parental involvement with the other children? How does Lindsay respond to the tragedy? What are the consequences for Gracie?
How does Bryan perceive his daughter? In what way does Johnny’s death eventually change Bryan’s view of Gracie? Do you think that would have happened without the accident?
What part does natural talent versus desire play in athletic, academic or musical ventures?