The Book of Love

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Uneven drama about two lost souls has swearing, drug use.

PG-13 2017 104 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 1 review

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Book of love movie

I thought this movie was good it shows how grief affects us all no matter what your age and we can help each other to be able to live again. Of course not everyone should just give up responsibity but I think the message is do something that gives you freedom from fear for a while.

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