What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the movie contains some strong language, scenes of teens drinking and taking drugs, and some implied sex. There's also a lot of therapeutic shopping. It's edgy, but teens can handle it.
- Families can talk about the ways that Cher is less than honest with herself about her motivations for her "good deeds," and what different choices she might have made. Tai is also a character who is less than true to herself, and pays a price. Was what she went through worth it? Does Cher learn and grow over the course of the story? Families might also want to look at Austen's novel and see how the adaptation reflects the original.