Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Faithful, family-friendly adaptation of children's classic.

NR 1961 91 minutes

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age 4+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 5+

Lovely drama will entrance kids

When this movie begins, you will notice that it is different in style from today's films as it is from the early 1960's. But very quickly the characters and gorgeous scenery draw in both adults and children, making it a wonderful experience. When it ends you feel like you have visited another time and place with earnest , gentle people and a landscape that is both quiet (beautiful farm and beaches by the ocean) and exciting (wild horses). Perhaps best of all is the thoughtful, caring way both children and adults interact with one another: They may at times get angry, but there is always an element of love or respect as well. Highly recommend, and perfect if you like movies for children that are neither violent nor obnoxious.
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