These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Sequel Displacement: Although it works fine as a stand-alone film, Another Time, Another Place is actually a sequel to a Made-for-TV Movie based on another Jessie Kesson novel called The White Bird Passes, which deals with Janie's childhood.
"Stop Having Fun" Guys: The two women who Janie hangs out with at the ceilidh are quick to stamp out any attempt she makes to enjoy herself by singing along from the sidelines.