What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that, though the film, on paper, sounds a bit too mature for even teens (seduction and obfuscation are employed to raise money for a club), it's really quite a tender love story that features little to no nudity, fairly clean language (though there is plenty of sexual innuendo), and a sweet message about the power of love.
- Families can talk about why Satine enjoys her job as a courtesan (or if she actually does). Can anyone really be happy pursuing fame using one's physical charms? What attracts her to Christian, and vice-versa? Why is Hollywood enamored of opposites-attract themes? Are Satine and Christian truly destined for each other?