Microcosmos

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Breathtaking docu zooms in on insect life in vivid color.

G 1996 75 minutes

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age 5+

Microcosmos Parent Guide

This documentary movie is fun and entertaining for kids and adults. Violence: "Circle of Life" violence. Scary moments: The violence that was previously mentioned has to do with the scary moments. No sexual content. Love content: Two snails kiss and embrace (to hold someone closely, especially as a sign of affection). This movie is rated G for General Audiences/All Ages Admitted. The insects are great role models by making the movie interesting. The people that made this movie are great role models too. Great messages and lessons are in this movie too. Great movie!

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age 2+

Whole family loved!

The whole family enjoyed watching this film, wven my 2 year old.

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