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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Warmhearted docu of monkey's creators; some wartime footage.

Movie NR 2017 81 minutes
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This gentle, celebratory documentary about the Reys, two talented and unique author-artists, includes wonderful animation to make even a scary wartime escape accessible for older kids and teens. Yamazaki's extensive research, creative filmmaking, and thoughtful, upbeat interviews with those who knew Hans and Margret well keep the story compelling. But it's the genius of integrating Jacob Kafka's charming animation, perfectly suited to the style of Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat, that makes Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators extra special.

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