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Amy (1981)

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Disney movie about teacher for the deaf; some bullying.

Movie G 1981 99 minutes
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This is probably not going to be a kid's top choice for movie night. It's the kind of feature that Disney used to be known for, when all the studio's perfectionism was directed toward its unparalleled animated work, relegating its live-action films to second-class status, suitable nevertheless for children's consumption. A few moments of mild peril may frighten the youngest viewers, but the perseverance and hard work of the teachers and blind and deaf students may prove inspiring. Older kids used to higher production values and less simplistic plotting will probably give Amy a pass.

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