One Night with the King

Movie review by Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Brave heroine risks it all in biblical epic.

PG 2006 123 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 8+

Great screenplay

Actors and the casting were made to give that feel that the kingdom indeed spanned from “India to Cush”, and some lead characters had names taken out from the biblical text (Admatha, Memukan), although with a dramatized story surrounding them. Charming, with its Shakespearean-ish English. No gory bloodshed altho my lower Elementary kids were hesitant with the darkness of night scenes at first. Some virtues stood out: - a learned girl is a valued girl. - Tact (Esther hides her background and attempts to be one of the locals), as opposed to imposing one’s religion. - How to respond graciously even when one doesn’t agree with another’s opinions - pay attention to the advice of elders / those who are senior to you (Hegai, Mordecai)

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age 9+

Good for ages 9 year and older

Good movie but not historicly correct.

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