Joseph & Mary

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Clunky, poorly made Bible story is violent.

NR 2016 83 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Not Bad

As a Bible preacher for over 40 years, I'm familiar with the Bible and the culture. The movie handled it pretty well. I don't look to Hollywood to properly interpret Scripture. As to the critical review concerning the appropriateness of this for children? Of course not! I, too, tired of the focus being on the lady's revenge, but the reality is that Rome was incredibly cruel, as was Herod. These depictions were spot on. I recommend this movie, but read Luke 1 & 2, and Matt 1 & 2, first. And do NOT watch this with young children.

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