Sounder (1972)

Movie review by S. K. List, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

A strong family triumphs over poverty and racism.

G 1972 105 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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Use in a classroom to compare book to movie **Language Review**

We finished reading Sounder and I found this movie online. I had scanned the assessment of language and sent the letter home to parents with that information. It isn't accurate. There are several words that aren't TERRIBLE by today's standards, but are considered swear words. (Darn**, Heck**) The kids thought it was funny with the Kevin Bacon commercials.

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