clearly such an attempt that encompasses within its scope comic overtones, tragic undercurrent of emotional isolation irrespective of physical co-existence and finally attempts to address certain social issues of prevailing importance both on parts of parents and children so that general section of the society feel an urge to ponder over these issues and consequently come up with right steps in order to enjoy a harmonious and fruitful social existence.
Main plot of the film revolves around five principle characters, Nic and Jules, the lesbian mothers of Joni and Laser and their biological father Paul. During the course of their growing up, especially at the juncture of adolescence to youth, Joni and Laser, like all the other children of their age encounters certain emotional void that cannot entirely fulfilled by their mothers. Thus, in the quest of satisfying their emotional faculty Laser insists Joni to contact their biological father Paul. Paul’s entry in the scene not only results in certain further complications in the existing situation, as on parts of mothers the factor of priority rights to their children are raised. However, the film finally shows that how each of the characters strive their way to mutual harmony and co-existence, both physical and emotional, by empathizing with each other’s situation and learn to live happily as parts of a complete family dynamics (The Kids Are All Right 2010).
Acting in a comedy and bringing out the required elements so that attention of the audience can be received to the best extent possible regarding the issue of concern is surely a great challenge for actors. They not only are required to put themselves in the same position of the characters that they are expected to depict, consequently, spontaneity, naturalness and finally portrayal of the real life situation are also some of the most important factors that actors are required to remember, and try to articulate their artistic capacity to the best extent