Touch the Wall

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

age 10+

Strong female role models in Olympic swimming docu.

NR 2014 101 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 9+

inspirational girls/women in sports (swimming) movie

Following two young women (one in high school, one 25yo) on different trajectories, both trying to get to the Olympics in swimming. Showed overcoming adversity, struggling when things get tough, and dealing with the fact that a friend might be better than you at something; also showed the other young woman being gracious, generous, and kind-spirited. Both women worked hard to try to accomplish their goals. Excellent for my 10yo daughter!
age 18+

Inspiring and disappointing

The movie starts out with swimmers getting Olympic tattoos and ends with them getting tattoos. There is inappropriate language that could easily have been left out. It is inspiring to see Missy's love for her high school and family and friends, and to see all her hard work, but I would not show this movie to young swimmers due to the language and the tattoos.

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Too much swearing

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