Parents' Guide to

Parade's End

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Sweeping book adaptation with honorable hero, war scenes.

Movie NR 2013 300 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Bad for kids 13 and up

I think it's like Patrick Melrose and they should not be watching things were woman are naked so it's an 18 and up

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Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Efficient writing and a capable cast that complements marvelous performances by Cumberbatch and his two female leads mark this superb miniseries. There's something for everyone here -- family drama, deception, true love, dramatic moments of war, and emotional victories -- and it's impossible not to root for the honorable man at the heart of it all. Because of the story's historical setting and adult themes, it's best suited for mature teens and adults.

Based on the novels by Ford Madox Ford and brought to the screen by writer Tom Stoppard, Parade's End follows the evolution of the conflicted Christopher, who wrestles with his loyalties to a noble past and the weight of the present turmoil in his life. Every aspect of his life is a virtual tug-of-war, from the delicate balance between responsibility to his adulterous wife and his undeniable affection for Valentine, to his changing role in a society shifting away from Edwardian policies. Christopher's journey is beautifully displayed on the European backdrop of the First World War era in this gorgeous five-part series.

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