Parents' Guide to

I'm No Longer Here

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Moving tale of struggling teen immigrant; language, violence

Movie NR 2020 112 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

The Lost México

This is an excellent work from production to actors. The scenes were portrayed exactly from were this young man lived. I highly recommend this; however, I will not say more because then it will spoil the essence of "I'm No Longer Here".

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

A remarkably soulful lead performance, a heartfelt story about the loss of home and community, along with stunning camerawork, combine to create an original work with lasting resonance. Juan Daniel Garcia Trevino, in his first movie, is quietly devastating; Ulises is a strikingly original character. His kid-and-teen "gang mates," all acting novices, too, hold their own with vibrant spirit. Transitions from present to past to an even earlier past are confusing at first, but there's a certain rhythm and look to the format that becomes clear as I'm No Longer Here moves forward. Director Fernando Frias's efforts at authenticity make the film seem slow, even unfocused at times, but he mostly accomplishes what he set out to do. An atypical young man in danger of losing his individuality, his survival, and his place in the world is always worth checking out.

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