Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Masterful drama set in 1940s South has brutality, racism.

R 2017 134 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

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age 16+

Extremely upsetting

Based on another review on here I watched this with my 16, 13 and 8 year olds. There is an intensely violent scene at the end of the film which completely traumatised all but the 16 year old. Don’t be reassured by reviews saying the violence isn’t very graphic: first of all, it IS graphic, and anything not seen on screen is possibly even more intense for the implied extreme and inhumane violence on a gentle character they had been following on screen for the previous 2 hours. Definitely not for children.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 9+

Good movie

This movie is fine for younger children to watch as long as you are there to explain certain parts. It is a fairly mild look at the l atrocities people of color endured during this time frame. There is an excellent message in that it is ok to have faith and trust in others despite what society thinks

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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