Anne of Green Gables

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

New take on plucky book heroine offers great messages.

PBS Drama 2016

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 8+

Great Adaptation of Classic Book

There is very little objectionable about this movie - barring the beginning where a neighbor makes several gross and derogatory comments about "orphans" (e.g., that one killed her adoptive family and then slit their throats). Otherwise, it is a great family movie. Due to the era it is set in there are, of course, gender stereotypes but much to the credit of Anne and Marilla (her adoptive mother), they defy such roles frequently.
age 7+

Terrific family entertainment, especially for young girls

Great adaptation! My 8 year-old daughter loved it. My 10 year-old son would not give it a shot, which was discouraging, but understandable.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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