Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie includes several tense family scenes, specifically when the father is inebriated and the mother must smooth over his anger and ugliness in front of their children. At one point, furious that a son has had a car accident, the father starts hitting and chasing him through the house; and in an especially disturbing scene, following a brief struggle, the mother falls on glass milk bottles she's carrying, spilling milk and her blood (from the broken glass) all over the floor, as children look on and cry. The kids reveal their own fears and resentment, fretting that Mom will leave even for a day, and once singing a version of "Row your boat" where they imagine throwing Dad overboard "just to hear him scream."
Mom is injured during a fall in the home (alarming her kids); dad becomes violent against furniture when drunk.
Some cursing, out of frustration and anger (including the f-word).
Dad is a terrible model, depressed and abusive; mom is a "saint," kids are confused.
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Dad is an unhappy, belligerent alcoholic.