It’s John’s first day at school. In lieu of parental support, his big brother Mika takes on the responsibility of getting John prepared. Eleven-year-old Mika attempts to teach John some hard facts about their world, starting with how to deal with the merciless demands of the schoolyard.
Themes: bullying, parental neglect, sibling relations
Advisory: There is an allusion to parental neglect and violence toward children, and an instance of a child stealing school supplies from a store.
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