Big Fish & Begonia

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Mystical anime has deep themes, some peril.

PG-13 2018 105 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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Correction to the review

In the “What Parents Need to Know” section, it says a troubling part was that the main character chooses to give up half her life over her “beauty” and that is incorrect. Maybe it was incorrect in the English subtitled translation? In the original Mandarin, the main character chooses to give up half her life over her “beautiful eyes” not over her beauty. Unfortunately a simply mistranslation can change how an entire film is interpreted. It is a gorgeous, deep film.

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