Title: The Fault in Our Stars
Media type: Film
Category: Internal Dynamics of Families
Keywords: Adolescence, decision-making, family relationships, family trauma, response to crisis, stress and coping, therapy
Rating: PG 13 – Parents Strongly Cautioned
Audience(s): High School Age, College Age, Adults, Parents, Couples, Families
Film/Episode Summary: Hazel is a teen with cancer. Her mother forces her to go to a support group for other teens that struggles with sicknesses. There she meets a boy named Gus with which she fell in love. As she fights for her life, they go on a great adventure to Amsterdam to fulfill her dreams.
Comments or Recommendations for Teaching: How did Gus’s parents and Halzel’s parents differ in their parenting styles? What do you think drove Hazel’s parents to let her travel across the world with such ailments?
Places to view: ITunes, YouTube, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play
Contributor: Krista Hamann