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Overall B-

Catherine (Gwyneth Paltrow) has inherited a mathematical mind from her Dad, but is now questioning if she also shares his tendency towards mental illness. Torn between the affectionate overtures of one of her father's former students (Jake Gyllenhaal) and her sister's (Hope Davis) doubts about her competence, Catherine is seeking Proof that she's not crazy.

Violence A
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content, language and drug references.

Talk to your kids about…


Do you think being able to recognize your own mental failings means you’re not “crazy?” Why is it so difficult to define what “crazy” really means?

Claire feels Catherine is incapable of caring for herself. How can expressions of love and concern for someone be misinterpreted as interfering with their lives? Do you think her feelings were solely in concern for her sister, or are other factors motivating her decision to take over Catherine’s life?