Parents' Guide to

Six Minutes to Midnight

By Stefan Pape, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Intense thriller set days before WWII has some violence.

Movie PG-13 2021 99 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Pity no subtitles

Very loosley base on fact and East Sussex was not seen as far as I could see. Eddie Izzard is MALE. I do hate it when critic get their facts wrong

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This engrossing thriller marks the screenwriting debut for English comedian Izzard, though fans of her work should be ready for a movie that is very low on laughs, and deliberately so. Izzard plays the lead role herself, and she's undoubtedly the best thing about the production, bringing such a wonderful warmth and intensity to a film that thrives in the latter. Given the suspenseful nature of the narrative, this is one of those features that keeps you compelled throughout. You're never quite sure who to trust, or what may be around the corner.

The story itself is somewhat left wanting, perhaps needing a more dramatic and significant finale, as it lacks a sense of closure. But it remains a fascinating look into a time in British history that is seldom seen in film -- as World War II is well documented on-screen, but the time leading up to it is so often ignored.

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