Talk to your kids about…
Was Maleficent’s vengeance toward the king justified? Was his response? How does pride play into this plot?
What qualities does Aurora show toward Maleficent? How does her attitude affect the vengeful fairy? What can we learn from her example?
Prior to kissing Aurora the Prince remarks, “I hardly know her.” How is “true love” often portrayed in movies? Do you think it’s possible to experience true love? Does it always have to be within a romantic context?
Who is the protagonist in this movie? Do you think an “anti-hero” is a concept young children can understand?