Over the Moon

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Dreamy, China-set musical fairy tale has positive lessons.

PG 2020 95 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 25 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 48 reviews

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age 12+

Not for literal kids

Lovely film. However, my 6 year old daughter cried for hours after watching this. She then cried randomly for weeks after to the point, even school spoke to me about it. They explained she would break down into tears saying "mum is dead and she's not coming back" the school thought she was talking about me. This wasn't one we would have let our little one watch. However, nan (who lives with us) didn't know anything about the.movie and just decided on that one when having a movie day with my daughter.

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age 12+

Death & grief are the pervasive themes.

Short answer: It’s about grief. There’s a lot of death. Be prepared to cry. Be prepared for your kids to cry. And have trouble sleeping being afraid of death. Full review: Lots of death, a chamber of sadness. The whole thing was about how to deal with grief. It was just too heavy for a Friday night and definitely not good before bed. Kids ages 7 and 14 and we let my 14 Year old finish it without the 7 year old because it was just too much.
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