From the plethora of films the movie industry churns out every year, once in while there comes a film that really makes you think and challenge your beliefs. One such film is the recent award-winning film, Captain Fantastic.
With an indie vibe to it and a story like no other, the film poses a challenge to mainstream beliefs and ideology and really makes one start a debate in their head about what really is right and wrong.
The film follows a devoted father of six in his journey to challenge the system and defend his philosophies about education and parenting.
And this fascinating film subtly conducts a crucial debate about whether it is right to homeschooling one’s children.
In a short scene in the film where the father (Viggo Mortensen) is arguing with his sister-in-law, a thought-provoking debate ensues. Without giving away any more, here is the scene.
A subtle yet nuanced take on conformity Vs extremism, the film, without taking a clear stand gives you sumptuous food for thought.
Watch the trailer here: