Fathers and Daughters

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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age 16+

Well-acted drama about emotional trauma has sex, drinking.

R 2016 116 minutes

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Based on 1 review

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The lasting effects of childhood trauma

I really loved Fathers and Daughters, a movie about the lasting effects of childhood trauma. It is especially touching to a person who has actually gone through this or struggles with it on a daily basis… Commitment phobia, trust issues, fear of abandonment and engaging in risky behavior just to feel something, because you feel so empty inside. You just need to feel something, anything. It’s probably clear by now, but this movie had a very personal meaning to me as I could actually relate to Katie. Especially her relationship with Cameron, doing things that will make him leave her and probably hate her, because she is so afraid of losing him. Sounds messed up, but I get it.

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