What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this movie is not for younger kids. It's very violent, with lots of destruction and a father trying to kill his son. It shows a society being transformed by scientific leaps in steam power. You might talk with teens about how electricity and now computers have done the same, and whether some humanity has been lost along the way. You might also take the opportunity to do some research into real-life wonders of the Great Exhibition, like the Crystal Palace.
  • Families can talk about the benefits and negatives of technology. How do they compare? Families can also discuss the potential dangers of technology. Can you think of some real-life events in which these dangers were evident?
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