Sweet November

Movie review by Beth Pratt, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

So-so Love Story for a new generation.

PG-13 2001 114 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 13+

Beautifully made!!

What a heartfelt movie! This is a very emotional story of a beautiful and quirky woman named Sara who has her heart set on helping men become better people, a better leader and better lover. At first I thought the concept of the story was odd but then realized how beautiful it really was. She takes on a new man with problems each month and turns their lives around - with Nelson - her November man, was difficult to help him let go of his domineering ways. A selfish business man who was completely obsessed with working, money and had no time for anyone but himself. A man that had no idea what love is really about...until he met Sara. Their relationship is fun, sweet and innocent until Nelson realizes he loves her (not knowing she has cancer) and would do absolutely anything for her. From there on, the movie is deeply saddening with a very sad yet thoughtful ending. Probably one of the greatest romance films ever. Some minor violence, some kissing (A quick off-screen sex scene which is the opening scene to the movie and one innocent love scene), two characters bathe together (no sexuality or nudity), some drinking. Perfectly alright for 13 and up I think!!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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