Free Trip to Egypt

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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age 11+

Docu about cross-cultural connection promotes empathy.

NR 2019 98 minutes

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Excellent movie about stereotypes and understanding other cultures

My kids (9 and 7) really enjoyed this movie. We liked seeing what real families in Egypt live like and how they spend their time. The transformation in the minds of the Americans is predictable but great. My younger child is very sensitive to death - so we were surprised when one of the main american characters dies unexpectedly after the trip. His wife brings his ashes back to Egypt with the help of the film-maker, so it is quite poignant. But I wish I could have given her a heads up before. Great movie.

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