American Son

Movie review by Martin Brown, Common Sense Media
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Stage adaptation superficially grapples with complex issues.

NR 2019 90 minutes

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This movie is an incredible movie, adapted from the play "American Son" which was on broadway for about 6-7 months. This movie clearly depicts the struggles that all parents face, however it is more directly focused on the struggles of African American parents. This movie is a great way to start a conversation about these topics. I highly recommend that every single person watch this!! Not to mention, Kerry Washington is absolutely incredible in this, as well as the rest of the cast!!

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