Parents' Guide to

Le Pupille

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Artsy short set in Italian orphanage questions authority.

TV Disney+ Drama 2023
Le Pupille short: poster image, showing four children's head poking above a table, looking at a cake

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Underwhelming, but good for little ones

It was okay. I wasn't exactly sure what to expect, but the result was underwhelming. I was expecting more of a "Home Alone" where the girls go and steal the cake, but the cake gets destroyed in the end. Good movie for little kids though.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Flinty and delightful, this art-house short captures the sparks that dance in the human spirit during times of scarcity. On its surface, the minimalist direction of Alice Rohrwacher (Happy as Lazzaro) successfully delivers a delicious punch line. But behind the constraints of life in a threadbare, orderly orphanage shines the grin of rebellion.

Younger teens might not enjoy the nuances delivered in Le Pupille as a 40-minute film, but older teens and adults who dig foreign or cerebral shows will find this tidy production satisfying.

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