I Used to Be Famous

Movie review by Stefan Pape, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Sweet British drama has neurodiverse lead, strong language.

NR 2022 104 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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age 7+

An inspiring and motivating story encourages you and your children to follow their dreams no matter the obstacle.

This kind of movie does bring Good Change. An inspiring and motivating story encourages you and your children to follow their dreams no matter the obstacle. Amazing music, really good acting and indeed good shots, showing the real people, us. You could just feel that you are part of this community. A truthful story with educational, family, friendships and life values, teaches what is important and that sometimes there is a second chance to choose better and that it is worth saying no and taking the steering wheel into your own hands. The big fame needs to be turned away in a favour of the deeper but local fame. How many of us could do so? Knowing what really matters. Bravo for bringing up the aspect of hidden and visible disabilities. A unique and original movie, with a beautiful story of morals and friendship without borders. This movie is rare and we need more of that kind of movie. Tangible close human connections are worth everything. This movie is worth watching again and it will happen very soon! Thank you.

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Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.
age 8+
Lovely film, touching and heartwarming ❤️
1 person found this helpful.

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