A Fairy's Game

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Low-budget, live-action fantasy; kids in peril throughout.

NR 2017 111 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 7+

Subpar Fantasy for the Younger Set

First the good - a fantasy adventure with danger but nothing objectionable (the violence is not upsetting, nothing risqué, etc.), so good for young kids and the leads are appealing and enthusiastic. But it is so low rent - even my first grader picked up on it. Not just the special effects (which are abominable) but even some of the normal inside set pieces have a homemade feel. And it’s too long - repetitive and boring at times. We did make it all then way through so that’s something but would never watch again.
age 5+

Wholesome Family Fun

Ok, so it's a little low budget looking but the acting, writing, and direction is really pretty good. The whole thing was made by a family of siblings who wrote, directed, and acted, not to mention edited the entire thing and distributed it. I think it is fine for younger kids as long as an adult watches it with them. There are some scary scenes and situations, but have you ever read Grimm's Fairy Tales? Overall this is a wholesome family project, designed for other families to enjoy together. Well done, Nelsons!

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