I’ve gotta see The Incredibles!
Check out Halley’s comment (f-bomb alert for some of you…don’t say I didn’t warn you!)
It spends no small amount of time showing:
how a man’s life and career can hit the skids in middle-age and he can feel all dressed up with no place to go;
how a woman’s life is all about stretching (Elastic Girl as the Mom is superb) and sacrifice and compromise even for a superheroire (sic);
how a marriage works and how hard it is to keep it working;
how hard it is to be true to yourself and your talents and your own values;
how letting your children become self-actualized — find and own and demonstrate their unique strength — is tough for parents;