What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that there are several murders, some graphic and bloody, and one character is the victim of domestic abuse. Both of the couples have sex, and one character is a photographer whose work includes graphic sexual scenes. Characters smoke, drink, and use profanity.
- Families can talk about violence in the media. Why are we fascinated by stories about murders or violent crimes? Domestic abuse would also be a topic to explore. Why does Adele choose to stay with and defend Early, despite his abuse? What are the responsibilities of third parties like Carrie and Brian, who learn about the abuse?