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¡Cóme! (Eat!)

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Short film explores a tween's Puerto Rican identity.

TV Max Drama 2021
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Great family movie!

The movie is a real feel good movie, and child actress is excellent!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

¡Cóme! (Eat!) reflects an experience many kids have when their parents send them to school with lunches that don't fit into the usual PB&J mold. The storyline of a kid's non-'American' lunch making them feel out-of-place has been represented in many types of media, and this particular short film doesn't exactly explore new territory. Many kids may see themselves reflected on screen, but this serious and understated film won't have natural appeal for the middle school demographic close in age to lead character Isabella. Understanding and embracing your identities can be a messy, complicated process. While ¡Cóme! (Eat!) isn't perfect, it may be a good jumping off point for discussion between grown-ups and kids.

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