Anyone who who lived through the Vietnam War period remembers the girl in the picture. The picture captures a terrible moment, while also raising a poignant question -- a question Jane Pauley sets out to answer in our Cover Story:. It's an image seared into our consciousness still -- the horrors of war visited upon an innocent child. Kim Phuc is now It was 43 years ago that she got burned. It was the day that defined the rest of her life. Twenty-one-year-old Nick Ut was there that day, a Vietnamese photographer on assignment for the Associated Press. I said, '"My God, I need to help her,'" said Ut. I didn't remember anything else. She keep screaming, say 'I'm dying!
It was a co-production of Canada and France and written by Laird Koenig , based on his novel of the same title. The plot focuses on year-old Rynn Jacobs Foster , a child whose absent poet father and secretive behaviours prod the suspicions of her conservative small-town Maine neighbours. The adaptation, originally intended as a play, was filmed in Quebec on a small budget. The production later became the subject of controversy over reports that Foster had conflicts with producers over the filming and inclusion of a nude scene, but a year-old body double was used. After a screening at the Cannes Film Festival , a court challenge was launched regarding distribution, and a general release followed in Initially released to mixed reviews, with some critics finding the murder mystery plot weak but Foster's performance more meritorious, the film won two Saturn Awards , including Best Horror Film. It subsequently attained cult status , with later critics positively reviewing the screenplay. Writers and academics have interpreted it as a statement on children's rights and variously placed it in the thriller, horror, mystery or other genres.
Early conversations about sexting: why they’re important
Sexting is making sexually suggestive images and sharing these images using mobile phones or by posting them on the internet and social media. The images might be photographs of yourself or someone else naked or partially naked. Children under 11 years are less likely to send sexts than teenagers are. And they can also feel worried, confused or upset by pressure to sext. These conversations can help your child understand what sexting is. They can help to prevent your child from sharing inappropriate images of themselves or others. You might feel embarrassed talking with your child about sexting. But talking about sexting can be part of talking with your child about sex and sexuality , as well as talking with your child about internet safety. You might feel uncertain about when to start talking with your child about sexting. It depends on how mature your child is, whether you think your child is ready, and whether your child uses messaging apps.