What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that although this film is intelligent and witty, it contains extremely strong language (mainly British curse words) and lots of drug use by the bands, as well as sexual references and situations. There are also some fistfights and a suicide.
- Families can talk about why this rebellious music became popular when it did. Why do you think this musical/cultural movement was so tied to a world of drugs and self-destruction? Why did Wilson have the faith that he had in the self-destructive characters, and how did the Hacienda Club and Factory Records fly out of his control?