there are sooo few films with a main character like this!
a single mother, who remains a single mother, who is multilayered, & who is an outstanding role model for young people.
i absolutely adore her & this film!
that said - i think that there might be criticism to be had over the steorotype of the “nurturing / overbearing maternal figure” -
there should be a discussion on the fact that most of the women are shown as “motherly”, and that…