The Hours

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

age 15+

Smart, thoughtful movie for older teens and up.

PG-13 2003 111 minutes

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age 15+

3 Actors at the top of their craft

Centering mental stress, suicide, and women's lives made all that more believable by three incredible performances. Kidman is almost unrecognizable except as Virginia Woolf. Streep is all-in awesome, but it is Moore that I think knocks it out of the park. Portraying a pristine China doll that is about to break into a million pieces and how she navigates life with the weight of patriarchy bearing down on her from all sides. A well directed and even better edited film that brings three eras into seamless conversation.
age 14+

A little disturbing, but exceptional film

This film is a masterpiece about life, death and unhappiness. There are three lesbians kissing and references to suicide but offers a good reflection on life.

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Too much violence
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