Bend It Like Beckham

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Superb tale of a girl's struggle for her dreams.

PG-13 2003 112 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 50 reviews

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age 10+

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age 10+

Great Film

I had to watch this for school and I enjoyed it to some extend, however, I would say it is for kids because at some points I cringed so hard that I needed a coffee break. However, If you think about the movie more deeply there are some things to analyze with the big themes of Stereotyping, Cultural differences, Relationship with parents, etc... If I was little, I wouldnt liked to watch that movie - cmon, your kids want to watch star wars and not bend it like beckham.

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