Phantom Thread

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Elegant power struggle in the fashion world; salty language.

R 2017 130 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Strong film, but not quite sure the message matches the performances

A meticulous film with a fantabulous Method actor in Daniel Day-Lewis. However, the triumph of an unconventional, manipulative and violent relationship was not to my personal liking. Although it makes sense in the story it also comes off a bit forced. Manville and Krieps hold their own quite well but ultimately still comes off as a tough sell.
age 11+
Nonsexual nudity and a bit of language is all. The main problem with Phantom Thread is a twist towards the end that completely ruined the plot.

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