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Pulling Strings

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sweet Spanish-language romcom hinges on night of drinking.

Movie PG 2014 112 minutes
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PULLING STRINGS has a fun charm; the leads have good chemistry, and the supporting characters give this subtitled bilingual flick some familiar faces. Overall, it's a pro-family movie with positive images of single dads, modern women, friendship, and the vast potential for cross-cultural understanding and comedy. There's some romance but nothing too risqué, and, aside from the fact that the premise hinges on and often references one night of heavy drinking, the rest of the film is a quiet, sweet look at romance and cultural barriers to trust, as well as some nice pondering over what it means to put down roots. Bonus points for some lovely singing and mariachi music.

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