Parents' Guide to

Holiday in the Wild

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Elephant refuge is setting for love, life-changing moments.

Movie NR 2019 85 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 14+

Dull film but might attract some viewers.

The movie is disappointing so I recommend don't bother watching. Of course some families would want to show their kids the importance of elephants or any other animals to being free, but this film shows this in a very cheesy, complicated way. The reason I gave this film an iffy choice for children under 14 is that because children might get bored (i'm not saying that a 14 year old won't)
age 14+

Uninspiring = waste of time

PG-13: a brief thematic content

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (2 ):

The remarkable images of elephants living in the unique beauty of Africa, along with the inspiring story of their human protectors, counter a routine story about self-discovery and falling in love. It's a sincere production, with amiable performances and efficient directing. The music is just right. The cinematography captures both the spirit and the specialness of the animals and the region. Holiday in the Wild is fine for kids who are willing to sit still for a little mushiness and emotional unrest. They should appreciate other aspects of the film.

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