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Not suitable under 6; parental guidance to 8 (themes and scary scenes)
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|Children under 6||Not suitable due to themes and scary scenes|
|Children aged 6–8||Parental guidance recommended due to themes and scary scenes.|
|Children over the age of 8||Ok for this age group.|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines.
|Name of movie:||Frozen 2|
|Consumer advice lines:||Some scenes may scare very young children.|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
While doing her best to run the Kingdom of Arendelle, Elsa (Idina Menzel) finds herself repeatedly listening to a siren call that only she can hear. One night she answers back and sets in motion a chain of events that see her, Anna (Kristen Bell), Kristoff (Johnathon Groff), and Olaf (Josh Gad) on a journey to Northuldra and to the enchanted forest their father and mother once told them of in a bedtime story. It is here that the sisters begin to learn the truth about the native people that live there, about the dark secret that hangs over their family, about the source of Elsa’s powers and about what really happened to their parents all those years ago. Despite Anna’s best attempts to protect her, Elsa sets off alone to confront the past and find her destiny while Anna learns to face her worst fears and what it takes to be a true leader. Once again, the sisters are able to weave their magic, free the people of Northuldra and save not only Arendelle but also each other.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
Death of parents, siblings and friends, natural disasters, angered spirits of an enchanted forest, cultural superiority of one group over a native people.
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is some violence in this movie including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five, including the following:
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes and scary visual images, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged five to eight, including the following:
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
Frozen 2 is an animated, musical, sequel to the 2013 blockbuster film Frozen. Some scenes are a little darker but the characters are just as developed and endearing. Frozen 2 is a family film that will likely be enjoyed by all but the youngest of viewers.
The main messages from this movie are to believe in yourself; to keep on doing the right thing even when it feels impossible to go on; to see the value in cultures and beliefs that are different from your own; and to work towards building bonds of friendship, understanding and unity.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
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