Movie review by Lynnette Nicholas, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Poetic coming-of-age tale tackles religion, youth with care.

R 2019 94 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Age rating should be higher than Apple’s

We watched this with our 13yr old daughter due to Apple’s “12” rating. However this movie should be classified slightly higher. It’s a great story and deals with youth, sexuality and religion well. I like how Apple TV+ content pushes more of the immigrant angle in their storytelling.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 18+


Couldn’t get through the first episode since I’m not a pedophile that enjoys watching a high school girl pleasure herself.

This title has:

Too much sex

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