Kidnapping Stella

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Violent German thriller is exciting but predictable.

NR 2019 89 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

Horrendous and annoying

The film is full of high pitched annoying whaling and screaming. Don’t waste your time
age 18+

ANNOYING SCREAMING seems to be the headliner.

To be frank The movie trailer intrigued me and I initially found myself pretty excited to watch it. That changed probably quicker than any movie ever has for me. Unfortunately about ten minutes into the movie I literally wanted to smash my television from annoyance. (NO EXAGGERATION) The first 13 minutes of the film showcases Stella being kidnapped, and all you hear is high pitched annoying screaming for over a dozen minutes straight. No lines besides that. I had to almost turn down my television in fear neighbors would think something was happening in my home. The English voiceovers are horrendous. The high pitch scream is constant throughout the film and you cannot enjoy a full 5 minutes without hearing it again and being reminded how minimalist the film is in script, scenes, and dialogue. I hope this review can warn others how kidnapping Stella’s annoying screaming dialogue for a large percentage of the movie ruins it completely . The lack of scenes and stories or background in this film solidifies the more disappointing truth. There is nothing in this film for no one to enjoy. Perhaps only the actors or director himself can enjoy watching this.i give it 0 stars and two thumbs down . I’m Very disappointed Netflix let this annoy so many others and that their marketing has placed it up high on my search algorithm. Pathetic filmmaker and most horrible voice over actress ever in the history of all. My 4 year old niece could’ve done better.

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