Real Women Have Curves

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Smart coming-of-age drama addresses body image.

PG-13 2002 85 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 13+

Enjoyable movie that spans worlds

I first learned about America Ferrera this weekend listening to an interview with Krista Tippett on the podcast On Being. I was so impressed, I wanted to watch a movie of hers and this one stood out. She also mentioned it in her interview. This movie was such a delight and so poignant -- showing what life is like for many people I know who have similar immigrant and refugee backgrounds. Honestly, it reminded me of what happens in many other poor places as well, such as rural white America that I grew up in. I highly recommend this film!

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