Parents' Guide to

1000 Miles from Christmas

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Language, pratfalls in sweet, funny holiday comedy.

Movie NR 2021 104 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

The fact that it takes nothing for people to start hating on an innocent guy goes just shows that a person has to change his principles and ethics just for people to like him? And he gets bullied in the process? It's rubbish and I hope no impressionable kid gets to watch this.

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Actor Tamar Novas carries this lighthearted Spanish comedy with beautiful locations and a positive message about the importance of community. Novas hilariously fulfills the physicality of the role of Raúl in 1000 Miles from Christmas, tumbling down snowy hills, choking on candy, falling into a vat of syrup, and more. He also imbues his character with a high-pitched scream and an uptight demeanor, both of which are very funny. Novas is placed in a picturesque mountain village and surrounded by excellent character actors (including veteran Verónica Forqué, who passed away just before the film's release). One of Netflix's better Christmas movies, this film is sweet, entertaining, and uplifting.

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