What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this classic is both sweet and knowing. Teens will love it as an engaging story that takes on the human condition in all its complexity. It features a witty screenplay and a grand old score. See it in its original, glorious black and white. Younger kids may be drawn in by George as a youth.
- Families can talk about the film's more disturbing aspects. For instance, George contemplates suicide because he thinks he failed in his life.
- Families may want to talk about how each family member enhances each person's life and discuss how to show that every day.