Come Away

Movie review by Danny Brogan, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Peter Pan/Alice in Wonderland origin story has grief, peril.

PG 2020 94 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 14+

Not A Family Movie

I made the mistake of watching this movie with my 9 and 12 y.o. and for once I didn't check Common Sense Media first. I was so excited to see a diverse retelling of Alice In Wonderland and Peter Pan with some amazing actors that I just hit "rent". I am a mother of bi-racial children, so I enjoy seeing movies that portray positve representations of these family and children. What a mistake! While this movie is very beautiful, it is also cinematically dark and dreary at times. When my 9 y.o. saw the trailer he refused to watch the movie but I told him it would be okay. He burst out crying at several points (when the older brother drowns, when the daughter is slapped) and I had to rush to cover his eyes when a picture of a dead body was shown and an amputated hand. Just horrible! There is also so much grief and pain and images of gambling and alcohol drinking - it's just not a family movie. And to make matters worse, the ending is not satisactory and the plot is strange. It's fanciful and whimsical and you think eventually it will all make sense. But it never does. And for that reason, I wouldn't even reccomend adults watch it.
2 people found this helpful.
age 13+

Depressing and upsetting

Continued terrible things keep happening throughout this movie. You’re left thinking “we need to key watching to find out how it turns out good in the end”. However, relief never comes, instead you’re left with death, alcoholism, violence between family members and running away. This is not a pleasant movie to watch, no matter what age the viewers are.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
2 people found this helpful.

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