Follow The Stars Thesis

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The movie Follow the Stars Home is about a woman, Diane Parker, who is pregnant with a girl who can not walk or speak. Diane meets a man and they fall deeply in love, but he is strictly against Diane having the baby, so he leaves Diane. Diane successfully goes through with the pregnancy, but Julia’s doctors predict that she will not live much more than six years. Diane struggles through taking care of her daughter, nevertheless she does not find regret in giving birth to Julia (Lowry). The film as a whole offers a theme of valuing human life no matter what problems occur, nor what the future holds. Diane was, in general, a very loving and caring person. She decided that the correct thing to do would be to give birth to her daughter despite…show more content…
Julia also did the same for Amy. Amy had a bad home-life and did not have any friends, let alone anyone to talk to. Amy found a friend in Julia; they traded hats and played together every day (Lowry). Amy was not alone anymore because Julia was a friend to her, which Amy desperately needed. Julia was very beneficial to Amy’s life and Amy had a positive impact on Julia as well. Considering Julia did not go to school, she had no friends or anyone her age to communicate with (Lowry). Amy became the perfect solution to this problem. Amy knew Julia’s language, so Amy could tell Diane if Julia wanted something. Amy and Julia made each other known and more significant in the world. They both needed each…show more content…
Diane not only had to raise a special needs child, she had to raise her alone because her husband left her (Lowry). This film shows the audience that everyone deserves a chance at life, even if they: lose their husband, have to raise a disabled child, lose their child, can not walk, or can not talk. Diane portrays a true, strong, loving character, while Mark acted selfish and irresponsible. Everyone should watch Follow the Stars Home because it teaches its audience an important lesson of valuing human life. Loved ones are taken from people at any given moment, so why take their life on
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