Discussion guide


  1. How do major media outlets commonly represent beauty? Use examples from the film and other sources such as magazines, television shows, films and literature.
  2. How are people with medical conditions commonly represented in media and medical textbooks? Use examples from the film and other sources.
  3. How do Rick’s photographs challenge these representations of beauty and people with genetic conditions?
  4. What obstacles do Jayne and Sarah face for being physically different? Which obstacles are the same, which are different?
  5. How did Sarah and Jayne overcome the obstacles they faced?
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