Parents' Guide to

June & Kopi

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Indonesian tale has cute dogs, mild peril, emotional ending.

Movie NR 2021 90 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

Ending was bullish…t

The ending was bulls…t How could you write the ending like that? June should NOT have died. Very disappointing Started awesome but ending horribly 🤬😡 Do NOT let your kids watch this or if your a dog lover do NOT watch this movie
age 5+

da best bork movie ever

this movie is a good example of a dog's life in a movie plus it shows how loving dogs are to their owners and it is also comedy so I will say it is the best dog movie

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (4 ):

This well-intentioned film offers a relatively easy entrée for kids interested in exploring other cultures through the movies. The Indonesian-set, dog-centered June & Kopi is reminiscent of lots of American pet pictures, yet there are also some location-specific aspects to the characters, setting, and story that could spark conversation as well as curiosity, assuming kids are willing to read subtitles.

The film's sad ending comes as a bit of a surprise after a mostly lighthearted and at times even goofy story, though there are other dramatic elements throughout, including reference to a past miscarriage and the daughter's asthma diagnosis. The film has a few awkward moments, like comedic or dramatic pauses that last a beat too long, or music that overstates the mood in some scenes. Make sure to stay for the fun, illustrated end credits, which imagine Kopi in all manner of transportation devices. Drawn or real, the dogs steal this show.

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