Radium Girls

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Inspiring real-life labor drama has intense moments.

NR 2020 103 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 11+

11 and up

Very interesting movie that shows what can happen when good people stand up for the truth.

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age 10+

Great introduction to biochemistry

I use this film to introduce biochemistry to young adults and how chemicals effect our bodies, especially how our knowledge of the dangers of chemicals has changed over time and how this knowledge is often hidden from consumers and citizens because of profit. The film is from the perspective of a teenage woman which helps teenagers relate to the storyline. Some of the political aspects of the movie can also be used to start a discussion on the changes in workers rights and environmental policy. The movie is wholesome and does a good job at depicting life for workers and women in the 1920s.

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