What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this film depicts very mature themes, including domestic violence, drug use, sexual politics, infidelity, underage sexuality, runaway teens, and child abuse.
- Families can talk about how each character is influenced by her parents and by her past. If each character develops at her own "personal velocity" what does this mean for her relationships with those around her? This movie only touches on the male characters in each of the women's lives. Why might Miller chose to make these characters two-dimensional?