I just heard about this new movie that will come out this year, called Away We Go. It’s directed by Sam Mendes (Jarhead, Road to Perdition, American Beauty) and written by Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. Now if that’s not enough convincing you, just know that the wonderful Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a hilarious hippie-feminist extremist in it.
It’s an independent movie about growing up, finding out what you “should” be like at a certain age, where you should be, and how different views of the world or mindsets influence the way we bring up our children, our relationships, our friendships. But see for yourselves: