Her Smell

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Great lead performance in overlong, mature drama.

R 2019 134 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

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age 18+

Too intense for anyone under 20

This is a rough character study of rough characters from the punk music scene of the 1980's. If you're in or around the music business, it's for you. But it's not for families or kids, there's abusiveness, drinking drugs, etc. The acting is wonderful - Moss is stunning, and the supporting cast of her band (I don't know their names) is terrific too. Interestingly, the men in the film (Dan Stevens from 'Downton Abbey' and Eric Stolz from 'Pulp Fiction') are the gentle kinder characters, but make no mistake - it's a film about a severely messed up woman trying to get her life together. Not a family film. Why did I rate this a 'great role models'? Because Moss eventually realises the damage she's done and gets her act together, in a way.

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

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