Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Depressing, violent dark comedy is a big misfire.

R 2017 104 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 15+

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Too much violence
age 17+

Scary for kids but a good message for adults

I watched this movie and would not recommend children under 16 or 17 seeing it. The scenes were intense when it came to the boy in the movie and shocking. However, I think the movie is a great one for adults. The message that I got from the movie is that people get so caught up in their own prejudices that they loose sight of everything else. Including a murder and treachery next door. It also shows that while the bigoted adults are acting like children, the kids are innocently playing with each other. Frankly, I think a lot of the negativity I have seen around this movie is that many people do not like the message or that they are at the movie because they perceived it as a comedy. It is a dark comedy that reminded me of Fargo in some ways. But I and my husband really liked it.

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