OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD (AGAIN) - The stories that kids gravitate to, whether told in books, movies or on TV, can be great "curriculum" for discussions of human aspirations, values, plus challenges to those aspirations all as part of the challenging adventure of human existence and developmental. For our son Eric, the first such story was the classic film, "The Wizard of Oz". http://www.leftyparent.com/blog/2009/03/20/off-to-see-the-wizard-again/
'Funny Face' (1957) American musical film containing assorted songs by George and Ira Gershwin. An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the quiet, intellectual shop clerk who is not interested in fashion but is interested in a free trip to Paris. Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson.