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

age 13+

Dystopian romance ponders love; some passionate scenes.

PG-13 2016 101 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+


As a fan of the futuristic movies it's depressing to say that this movie definitely had some flaws in its plot line. From the description of the movie it really grabs you however when you begin to watch it you realize how monotonous the entire movie is. I understand the point of trying to express the lifestyle in which the characters are living however I believe that they wasted too much story trying to push a point that was already proven and lost touch with the story so they had to rush the ending good characters decent plot however I felt like the movie should have been spread up a little in many scenes cut. It's a thoughtful watch however I would not suggest pain to watch it wait for Netflix.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
age 12+


The FUTURE thinks it best to eliminate emotions. Future world thinks that a more perfect existence for SOCIETY, requires a fully controlled and self restrained living of LIFE. Biologically and psychologically manipulating all human life to obtain this desired Utopian existence...is NOT perfected. Thus..ultimately..the STRONGEST emotions do surface..and no matter what attempts are made to eradicate these emotions..there is 1 feeling that has a power stronger than any other emotion..stronger than any other power! In fact , LOVE is irrepressible, as proven in this very well done movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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