Marriage Story

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

All-too-real divorce drama isn't kid stuff; strong language.

R 2019 136 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 16+

Perhaps if you identify with these characters you would rate it higher...still pretty good either way.

An intensely personal feeling film. In many ways it feels like a modernized Kramer vs Kramer along with the cute kid. Driver is unforgettable. ScarJo plays the complicated nuance of this character very well. Dern is bombastic and Liotta matches her toe to toe. The biggest surprise of awesomeness was the too underutilized Julie Hagerty in a fabu role! More please. I was not as sentimentally moved as others watching this film but I still felt the power of the film's emotional investments reverberate through each scene, it was palpable. A film that is extremely well written and difficult to forget.

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