Depictions of learning in The Blue Lagoon are awful
The Blue Lagoon is a film about two children who survive a shipwreck and grow up on an island. The film explores education and discovery using many different examples -- learning survival skills from the old man Paddy (e.g. how to build a hut, which foods are safe to eat), discovering sex, masturbation, menstruation, breastfeeding, parenting, managing a relationship, etc. There is even dialogue about wanting to understand how the world works. Despite this, I thought the film missed the opportunity to explore how education/learning works. Seemed like it was focused more on the emotional/aesthetic side of things, rather than taking this hypothetical seriously and exploring what happens.