Try to make sense of it. That is the healing. The boy goes on a quest and then the healing begins.
So well done and so clever. I know that I agree with the father, Tom Hanks, when he says, "I am too slow or of a simple mind, " something to that effect, so don't quote me on it, basically saying he can't catch it all. This movie appeals to the super intelligent as well as to beauty of the heart. It mirrors the city of New York with its complexity, diversity, and angst. If I have ever seen an Oscar quality film, this is it.
Need I say, if you get a chance to see it, Go. And never stop looking.