Carrie Pilby

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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age 14+

Teen genius learns to live life in so-so book-based dramedy.

NR 2017 98 minutes

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age 12+

Suitable for 12 year olds

Good to watch my kids enjoyed it lots. Suitable for 12+ and mature 11 year olds.

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age 16+

Move along now, no Insight here

This film (maybe the book, too) doesn't give any insight into how a really intelligent woman might behave. If it were, you'd be thinking "hey that's really weird" much more often. Instead, the scenarios play out in just the way any other coming-of-age film would play out. Any hang-ups that she definitely would have seem to solve themselves instantly, rather than taking years or even decades as would likely be the case.

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