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Questions for Waiting on the Alchemist

 Waiting on the Alchemist

Connecting over a film is more about listening and sharing. The questions below only serve as a springboard.
Pick your favorites and see what stories you discover along the way.

  1. Is there a character in the film you resonated with? If so, who?
  2. What two worlds do you see colliding for Frankie and what are the opposing views?
  3. What do you think his mom meant when she said that "not going back (to school) isn’t going to change anything here"?
  4. How do you approach a situation when change is required? Have you seen instances where change has brought about something unexpectedly good?
  5. The big idea of The Alchemist is about a kid going on an adventure and finding his treasure at great odds. What treasure are you searching for?


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