Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Quiet, talky character drama has exceptional performances.

NR 2017 104 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 13+


This might be a weird thing to say considering its Ozu-like, detached style, but Columbus feels like a hug

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age 14+

Intensely beautiful film, not for the simple minded

In an age in which the only things people leave their houses for are bombastic action movies, it is refreshing to watch a carefully written and masterfully crafted drama like this. I challenge you to try something new. Just watch it.

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Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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