Woman in Gold

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

age 12+

Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.

PG-13 2015 110 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

Appropriate addition to WWII Studies

My son studied WWII in 9th grade, and I supplemented his studies by choosing WWII era movies. We watched Monuments Men, Swing Kids, and now this one. Woman in Gold is an excellent movie, though it is heart wrenching to be reminded of how terrible the human race can be to each other. I appreciated the opportunities it gave my son and I to discuss these issues.

This title has:

Great messages
age 15+

Excellent on-screen historical drama

Jumping back and forth from Nazi occupied Austria to present, Woman in Gold tells the story of the legal battle to restore Maria Altmann's property that was stolen from her family by the Nazis. I really enjoyed this film and think it is a wonderful educational film to teach kids about this era of history and the atrocities that the Jews suffered at the hands of the Nazi regime. Parents take caution, this movie contains some brief, but very strong language. We watched with a language filter for this reason.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

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