A Girl Like Her

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.

PG-13 2015 94 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 12+

As a bullied teen and now an adult....

I just watched the movie/documentary "A Girl Like Her." It was hard for me to watch, seeing as the girl it was about was the same age I was and in the same grade, being tormented to the point where she felt she had no other way out, other than suicide. No, I didn't take pills or follow through, but there was a time when I laid there seriously considering it. I used to self harm and I still to this day struggle with the depression. I STRONGLY advise and parents of young teenagers to sit down and watch this with them, because although it is hard to watch, it's real. Show them that their words and actions can make someone feel that way. Talk to your kids...make them aware and try to make them be kind...I beg you. Because it's not just a "joke"...it's torture. To those that caused that pain to me, I wish that you guide your children down a better path and that you have changed in your heart...because one day, it may be your child coming home and locking themselves in a bedroom. It may be your child that cries themselves to sleep every night and begs you not to go to school that next day. It may be your child that you find in the shower, collapsed, sobbing or unresponsive. It may be your child with cuts on themselves hidden by long sleeves. Pray for them, teach them to be kind and humble people to others...Don't let this continue to destroy lives...
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age 10+

Good message

To be honest this movie made me cry a lot there was no kissing , no other things like that , Just cussing For all of those who are emotional, this movie will make you cry especially at the end , I will definitely recommend watching this movie , it gives a very good message , To don't bully , because you might make someone do something very very bad , Like suicide.

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