What They Had

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

age 15+

Messy, loving family deals with Alzheimer's in mature drama.

R 2018 101 minutes

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age 12+

Incredibly Touching Movie!

Touching, Heartfelt, Incredibly Acted!! This movie is educational in that it gives a real glimpse into what life is like for families dealing with dementia. The most amazing and most enjoyable part is without a doubt the beautiful love story. Young people will benefit from the example of loving commitment. As I was watching the movie, two of my sons in their twenties were unexpectedly drawn in and couldn’t stop watching it. The subject matter is intense and drinking and smoking are shown as well as swearing; therefore, it isn’t necessarily suited for young kids.

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