Little Woods

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Mature, quiet small-town drama about family, money, drugs.

R 2019 105 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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Wish there was a category for no stars.

This movie's main theme and "lesson" promotes and justifies the idea that dealing oxy "for a little while," lying to others, and an abortion are no big deal: All these actions by the two teen main characters can get you to a higher place in life. The only admirable characters in the movie are the probation officer and the woman who eventually hires the main character for a job. Both these minor characters are duped into believing the main character is trying to better herself and both work to give her a second chance, in reality she is back to drug dealing, which all works out for her in the end. Lots of other hollywood political propoganda.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: April 19, 2019
  • On DVD or streaming: July 16, 2019
  • Cast: Tessa Thompson, Lily James, Luke Kirby
  • Director: Nia DaCosta
  • Studio: Neon
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 105 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: language and some drug material
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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