Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Nonjudgmental teen abortion drama offers insight, info.

PG-13 2020 101 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Nails everyday experiences of patriarchy

A fantastic film that captures the banality of trying to access medical care when you are 17 and in an unhealthy family. Hittman does an excellent job in relaying the different structural roadblocks and the money needed for the procedure. Where the film truly shines is the constant but unnerving low-level harassment that young women experience from the men in their lives and the men they encounter in a clearly hostile world. Sooooo true to life, bravo.
1 person found this helpful.
age 14+

Humanizes a controversial issue.

Eliza Hittman is back and it's really good and memorable. Abortion is a hot button issue nowadays but Hittman shows it to us from the perspective of a desperate teenager in an attempt to persuade the viewer on abortion.

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