Their Finest

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Sparkling WWII drama offers different take on toll of war.

R 2017 117 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

Beautifully constructed, thoughtful and satisfying

Their Finest is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time - I totally agree with the official Commonsense review. It is a classic British movie - brilliantly acted by a wonderful cast. There is a gentle humour that permeates much of the movie. It is very well crafted - the backdrop of the war, and particularly the horrors of the Blitz in London, are always hovering, but disconcertingly understated as the characters continue to live normal lives on a superficial level (cup of tea?). Gender issues and the effect of the war on women's roles in society were well conveyed. The lead female character was strong and well-developed, but some of the relationships, and one sex scene in particular, make this unsuitable for younger viewers. The relationships in the movie were captivating, and the overall effect was of a gentle, thought-provoking and ultimately uplifting movie.

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