Peter and the Wolf

Movie review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Dark, superb short film introduces kids to classical music.

NR 2008 34 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 12+


This is a haunting animated short that is beautifully made but it is not for children. Unlike most children's entertainment that includes or implies violence, in this film the emotional impulses and impacts of violent behavior are very real and very clear. It is just too intense for children. As an adult, I found it disturbing but ultimately hopeful; both of my children were just horrified.

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Too much violence
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age 8+

Too violent for 8 years old.

I thought this would be appropriate for my 8 year old, but the opening scene had a boy shoved in a dumpster with a rifle pointed at him. I was appalled, and turned it off immediately. My 8 year old doesn't need to see that kind of scary violence.

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Too much violence
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