Questions for further consideration

The story of It’s a Wonderful Life asks many questions about the value of a person’s life and how it is measured. How do you measure the value of life? Is it with tangibles like money and objects or the impact you have on others?

Think of a moment when someone had a profound impact on your life. What did they do for you? How did they change you? Now think of a moment when you had a profound impact on someone else’s life. How did that make you feel? What did you learn about yourself?

The world of banking and finance plays an important part in this story. What are the parallels between the financial world of the 1940s and today?

Who do you identify with most in the story? Who are you rooting for?