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Parent reviews for Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins

Common Sense says

Prequel is a gem, but more intense than series.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 6+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 3 reviews
Adult Written byTwilight April 9, 2008
Parent Written bykatc December 30, 2014

More violent than I'd expected

Although a beautiful film about nature, it doesn't pull any punches about how hard it is in the wild. We had to turn it off halfway through when the rival family attacked again, because the sensitive 9 year old said it was just too scary and he detested it. The nearly 6 year old loved it, though, and started crying because we turned it off. We came to an arrangement where we finished the scene, and we'll watch the rest when his brother is away.