What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the movie is romantic and often comic, but characters cope with some very serious problems, including suicide, mercy killing, fetal alcohol syndrome, impotence, the death of parents, and the consequences of divorce for the adult children.
- Families can talk about the significance of Karen's failed attempts to cut Finn's hair, and his finally getting it done by someone else. What do we know about Andreas's late wife that makes us think his new romance will work? Why does it take a trip to Venice to allow the characters to finally take a chance? What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of the Dogme 95 style? What kind of stories is it best for, and what kind would it do badly?