Parents' Guide to

Keep Breathing

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Survival tale charms visually, lacks poetry.

TV Netflix Action 2022
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Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Great show

I like the show so far it has a violence but it isn’t like any other TvMA shows. Right now I am watching it with my 11 year old son who is in 6th grade and so far it is fine some swearing but so far I like it a lot.

Is It Any Good?

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

Visual charm and breathtaking scenery make a strong showing in this tale of survival and memories. The wilderness itself becomes a kind of character in Keep Breathing -- an Earth diva wearing an undulating green dress and a lake-shaped necklace with a sunken plane at its crystalline core. Wait, there's a woman at the shore who screams in frustration, who is so ill-equipped to survive that it's hard to watch her fumble. Is she a heroine? Or a distraction?

There are interesting themes of bounty and scarcity, past and present, plan and instinct. But some of the themes are so obvious they're annoying (flashbacks of surviving a fire while struggling to keep from drowning, for example). Teens will enjoy the element of suspense, and will want to uncover the mystery that Liv is carrying with her. Adults might find this show a little less intriguing, but might stick with it for the enticing camerawork and the stunning scenery.

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