Parents' Guide to

The Village

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Melodramatic, predictable series has mature themes.

TV NBC Drama 2019
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age 15+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+
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This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (2 ):

This melodramatic character-driven series offers some emotionally over-the-top storylines, the purpose of which is to pull audiences into a moving viewing experience. The cast is likable, but they aren't very believable thanks to superficial and clichéd dialogue. Meanwhile, despite some very contemporary (and potentially tragic) narratives, they go in directions that seem more predictable than poignant. As a result, the positive messages that The Village offers about the importance and power of family and friendship are delivered as part of a misguided, artificial formula that feels like it's designed to exploit people's feelings rather than entertain them with a well-crafted story.

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