Brigadoon

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Magical Scottish village, singing, dancing, and romance.

NR 1954 108 minutes

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age 10+

Based on 1 review

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Childhood memory

I was a very young boy along with my sister from a very conservative family. My father was a doctor and we moved to Canada when I was two. One of my earliest memories of television and what was available was the movie Brigadoon my father and mother loved. Maybe my Scottish heritage had something to do with it but I'm now 45 and it still,resonates with me. So different from, today's Hollywood. I now have two 18 month old twin girls and look forward when they are ready to showing them some of the classics before they get inindated with the new high tech movies. Great values soundtrack and a great music. I know they will appreciate it if presented at the right time. Timeless classics like.this need to be a stapel for our young kids. Teaches so much. Not all violence and killing. Others I remember are The King and I (Yule Brenner) and as a boy The Bridge Over The River Quai, Shane the western. Not to say there is no violence but it is no where near as graphic as today's shows. The realism I thinkk has gone overboard and made death look to realistic. If your kids are older and can handle bit of violence,and Classics that should not be forgotten to todays movies like. X-Men or TV like walking dead...; so much violence. I feel were.at a.point where compassion and love and song ( which is non existan unless it's a popular artists are a thing by the way scale) bring back the original custom soundtracks musical format. Those who have young children know how much they can absorb and when young enough can appreciate something new to listen to and sister get along other than what's on there iPod. Maybe I'm.old.at 45 but I still look back online at the classics my dad introduced me to as a young kid because they stuck in my developing memory. Any insight from others?

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