The Guardian Brothers

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

English-dubbed version of animated Chinese tale is confusing

NR 2016 85 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 7+

Poorly dubbed but beautiful artwork

The Guardian Brothers is a film that I personally will not see again with my child, however the message about deviation fron tradition is a good one and the art style can be impressive enough to hold your attention for a while. Your child will appreciate the potty humor and the clear villains in the movie and will probably relate to Rain as a character. I expected better dubbing and a clearer storyline as the message can get buried under a lot of detours. 2 of 5 stars. Disappointing but watchable

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age 8+

Pretty Naff

The English version is confusing and tedious. Nothing is objectionable - it’s just not that entertaining.

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