Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

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

age 5+

Nature docu explores fascinating world & history of lemurs.

G 2014 40 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 1 review

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age 5+

Nice pace, soft on the science

I chose this beacuse we don't watch many movies, and the time length was appropriate for my 5 y/o. Lemurs was better than some of the other IMAX nature flicks and had an actual story line (unlike like Under The Sea), and had a more spacious, slower pace, but my kids couldn't follow it - it was mainly about a researcher working to bring the numbers up. It still wasn't as captivating as I anticipated. There wasn't much talk about the lemurs' actual behavior, patterns, and biology so my 8y/o didn't learn much. It was mostly nice visuals interspersed with burning forests (Madagascar is 90% slash and burned) which were a little scary for my 5y/o. Good environmental message.

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