Roll Red Roll

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Painful documentary looks at details of notorious rape case.

NR 2019 80 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Quietly powerful

A quiet documentary that does not offer an exploitative explanation of its subject matter. This film offers a layered view of what many thought was going to be a quiet small town indiscretion, but Twitter, an investigative blogger, Anonymous and a national movement helped make this case visible in a way that yanks people out of their patriarchal expectations. Quietly powerful.
age 14+

High school boys will not make these mistakes after seeing this doc

I think every high school boy (and girl) should see this documentary because it’s obvious that not enough parents can find a way to have a plain conversation about what constitutes rape. I wish there were not so many f-bombs in the film, bc that makes it hard to recommend to younger teens— but I think the subject is important enough to deal with it. Let me say this plainly: ***Boys can be saved from ruining their lives by watching this film***. Period. It’s obvious that young teens just do not have the information and emotional intelligence (sometimes) to know when they have crossed a line that will land them in prison. However, any big who finds themselves in a similar situation would know how to behave correctly after viewing this doc. I would say It should be required viewing...if it didn’t have all the foul language,

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Great messages
Too much swearing

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