|Starring||J.K. Simmons, Julia Ormond, Lou Taylor Pucci, Tammy Blanchard|
|Honor(s)||Truly Moving Picture Award Winner|
A father struggles to bond with his estranged son Gabriel, after Gabriel suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. With Gabriel unable to shed the beliefs and interests that caused their physical and emotional distance, Henry must learn to embrace his son’s choices and try to connect with him through music.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions
• As the film progresses, it becomes clear that something caused a deep rift between Gabriel and Henry. What sort of differences arose between them that caused such a split?
• What are some of the generational differences between Henry and Gabriel? How does their music differ, and the way they dress and talk to people?
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