Movies to Help You Raise a Kind Kid

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Charlie Bartlett (2007)

Directed by Jon Poll, Through his acts of kindness and empathy towards his peers, Charlie Bartlett inspires young viewers to embrace their unique qualities and extend compassion to others, fostering a culture of inclusivity and acceptance.

Short Term 12 (2013)

Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, a powerful drama set in a group home for troubled teenagers. It serves as a poignant reminder that empathy is not just a virtue but a powerful tool for positive change in the lives of others.

The Glass Castle (2017)

Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, a poignant adaptation of Jeannette Walls' memoir about her unconventional upbringing. The film follows Jeannette, played by Brie Larson, as she grapples with her tumultuous relationship with her eccentric and often neglectful parents.

C'mon C'mon (2021)

Directed by Mike Mills, a tender exploration of the bond between an uncle and his young nephew. As they embark on a cross-country journey interviewing children. The film delves into themes of family, connection, and the power of empathy to bridge generational divides.

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

Directed by Sofia Coppola, A haunting tale of adolescence and tragedy. Set in the 1970s, the film follows the lives of the Lisbon sisters as they navigate the challenges of growing up in a strict and repressive household.

The Tree of Life (2011)

Directed by Terrence Malick, "The Tree of Life" is a visually stunning meditation on Parenting, regret, life, love, and the interconnectedness of all things.

Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Directed by Aamir Khan, a heartwarming tale of a dyslexic child and his unconventional teacher who helps him discover his true potential. It serves as a powerful reminder that every child deserves to be seen, heard, and valued for who they are.

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