Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Emotional tale of self-discovery explores grief, addiction.

R 2014 115 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 14+

A good message for teens girls with discussion

The sex and drug scenes ( 4 or 5 which are very short) can seem graphic. The message however - that even when you are at your lowest you must find and be your best self - is an important one. But if you can’t talk to your older teen -especially girls- about this and the importance of healthy relationships then don’t watch and wait until they are older.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex

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