If you look back through history in the United States, there have been very few landslide elections. Half the country always voted for someone else.
There's nothing like standing in a place and wanting nothing so much as to change but simply not being able to.
It's a great thriller or mystery, but on another level it's a film about the fact that, if you only look at a person through one lens, or only believe what you're told, you can often miss the truth that is staring you in the face.
Storytelling helps us understand each other, translate the issues of our times, and the tools of theater and film can be powerful in helping young people to develop communication/collaboration skills, let alone improving their own confidence.