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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.
Sophie appears to have been raised in a loving and positive atmosphere by a single mother. Why is she so consumed with finding out who her father is? Why does she think it will help her feel more complete as a person? Is a father figure important in a child’s life?
Does Donna have any regrets about her past life? What are the consequences for her decisions?
Tombstoning is a term used to describe an outdoor activity where participants dive off of a high fixed point such as cliff faces, bridges or sea walls. While this pursuit is portrayed in a positive way in the film, what dangers should people be aware of before doing this? When movies depict such activities, should they hold any responsibility for promoting risky behaviors?