Song of the Sea

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

age 7+

Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.

PG 2014 93 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 44 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 37 reviews

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age 3+

Stunning animation with great message

We stumbled upon this movie when our daughter was just 2, and it was hit with our whole family! The animation is stunning, the songs are beautiful, and it has a really great message. It’s a family favorite that we still watch regularly. At its core, this movie is about a family dealing with loss and the depression that can sometimes follow while emphasizing that emotions are good and important to process and feel. We took the opportunity to discuss that it is okay to have strong emotions with our daughter. There is one part that sensitive children might have a hard time with: when the dad yells very briefly at the son.

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age 8+

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