Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Brutal slavery horror pic has cool twists but lacks depth.

R 2020 105 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 13+

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age 14+

Exposing the twisted reality of American slavery

The movie did good at highlighting slavery for what it was, even without scratching the surface on the sheer horror and helplessness many slaves felt during the time—it puts you in their shoes. Of course, America still carries on this legacy of racism and colonization and the movie encourages fighting back and resistance. I believe it’s a great thriller and motivator to take a stand and put an end to this centuries-long nightmare.

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