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Roger & Me

By Carly Kocurek, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Moore's first documentary is best for teens and up.

Movie R 1989 91 minutes
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Overall, Moore's style is engaging and personable. The documentary is far from dry, and examines a significant historical moment. Young viewers may find the discussion of economics confusing and dull, but high school students should be able to follow easily. Moore clearly has a political agenda, but he makes his investment in the subject apparent within the first minutes of the film. There is no effort here to trick viewers, only to relay the events as the director sees them –- think of the film as a newspaper editorial piece.

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