THOUGHTS ON BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

Cathy Arnst

I took my 8-year old daughter to see the new Disney movie, , last week, along with some friends and their children. I admit to knowing nothing about it beforehand other than what I gleaned from the Disney Channel promotions, and if you are in the same boat, be forewarned--those ads are very misleading! The movie is not a fantasy at all, but (SPOILER ALERT)a very realistic, beautiful and unbelievably sad film about the death of a child. The parents in my group were devastated by it, far more so than the children (my daughter kept asking me kindly if I was going to be all right!).

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