Talk to your kids about…
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
To enjoy humor, it’s necessary to have a deep understanding of the culture in which it exists. How may the British humor in this movie be difficult to appreciate if you don’t understand the nuances of living in the UK? How might comedy originating in the urban United States be just as “foreign” in another land?
In the movie, one character questions the meaning of normalcy. How does our perception of reality affect the way we define normal? How can your “normal” differ from someone else’s?
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