A Quiet Passion

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Poet Emily Dickinson is focus of thoughtful, serious biopic.

PG-13 2017 126 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+
age 13+

So slow and dull

I contemplated walking out after about 15 minutes, but stayed hoping, eventually, something might make my visit to the cinema worth it. I ended up leaving with about half an hour to go. It was beyond boring, I'm sorry to say. I don't like being critical of others' art, but this was neither interesting nor believable, and it was hard to get close to or understand any of the characters. A modern child would not be able to handle the stiff language and lack of story.

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