William Friedkin’s The Guardian
The traditional roles of family is put to the test in William Friedkin’s The Guardian when a young couple decide to hire a nanny to help raise their son while they continue their careers.
“What dangers lie in wait when Mom has to work?” is the question that resounds through this film. Traditionally, a woman has been expected to stay home, raise the children, and take care of the
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the acceptance of women in more dominant roles. I know this is just a movie. It is made for entertainment purposes and not to raise the social consciences of the public. But with the media and entertainment industry quickly becoming the chief means of communication and education in the world, filmmakers have a responsibility to start turning out films that are more accepting of modern roles no matter what that genre of film may be.