Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Cute characters + drugs and blood = nightmare fuel.

NR 2017 76 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

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Birdboy Review

This is a really beautiful film, but is not for the faint of heart. It does show the personification pf drug abuse, and I like how it portrays it as a demon that can take over It's abuser, often as something that is unrecognizable from the user. It also shows how much harder it can make it for their loved ones, when you care for someone and want to help them, but they are so far gone there's not much you can do. There's also a lot of themes that this movies how's into really well (how societies can crumble, how violence towards one another can be learned and ingrained, how family abuse/expectations can affect a young person), that I think would provide great exploration for those who are old enough (I would recommend for older high schoolers, like upperclassmen who will start to leave their home and see more of the world, for better or for worse).

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Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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