Hosting a watch party for Everything a Boy Could Want?
We have some great questions to help you continue the conversation once you've watched the film.
Read more below or click here to download the full discussion guide.
What stood out for you in this film? Which character could you most relate to?
Do you think Martin was justified in wanting Lester to be as good at rugby as he was?
Do many fathers expect their children to fulfil dreams they have for them?
What do you think about Lester’s relationship with his father – and Arno’s relationship with his father?
Martin felt that his most important task as a father was to provide financially for his family. Do you agree – why or why not?
Do you think Martin’s behaviour and attitude towards Lester were affected by his own father experience? Why?
What do you think Martin learnt about his son – and himself – on the road trip?
Looking for help?
If you or someone you know was impacted by this film and would like help to take the next steps in their journey, there are many different organisations in South Africa doing great work to support fathers and families.
Click on the link below to find out more about some of these support organisations.
Behind the scenes
- Running Time: 25min
- Release Date: 1 October 2022
- Rating: PG
- Genre: Drama
- Language: English, Afrikaans
- Director: Zane Meas
- Cast: Jacques Blignaut, Jordan Brown, Tracey-Lee Oliver, Kelsie Basson, Sive Matiwane, Seth Francesco
- Written by: Michéle Rowe