Burn Your Maps

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

age 13+

Poignant, quirky family dramedy explores grief.

PG-13 2019 102 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

All good!

Beautiful messages about loss and healing, making mistakes, finding your way and what belonging is found in.

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