Title: Me Before You
Media type: Film
Category: Internal Dynamics of Families
Keywords: adulthood, decision-making, parent-child relationships, response to crisis, stress and coping, types of parents
Rating: PG 13 – Parents Strongly Cautioned
Audience(s): High School Age, College Age, Adults, Parents, Couples
Film/Episode Summary: Lou Clark is a quaint young lady that is enjoying a fun filled life. That is until she loses her job at The Buttered Bun Tea show, and she doesn’t know if she’s still in love with her long-term boyfriend Patrick. Lou scours the newspapers every day looking for a job so she can help support her family. In the process she stumbles on a caregiver position. Even though she has never done it before, she is willing to give it a shot. She ends up being a caretaker for a very wealthy man, Will Traynor. Will was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him paralyzed, and he has completely lost his will to live. He plans on putting a stop to the pain, and then Lou Clack enters his life with all her happiness, joyous attitude, and laughter. Will love change Will’s decision or will it only bring happiness to his final days?
Comments or Recommendations for Teaching: In what ways do Lou and Will have different relationships with their parents?
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Contributor: Krista Hamann