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Overall B+

It's a huge commitment for a pair, who are barely able to feed themselves in 19th century Belgium, to take care of a dog that has been beaten and left.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG for one scene of mild violence, mild language and thematic elements

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A Dog Of Flanders

Nello feels that if he wins the money from an art contest, it will change his life. What experiences does Nello have that money could never buy? Have you ever felt that money would solve all your problems?

For your information, this movie is based on a book written in 1872 by Maria Louise de la Ramee. It was also produced as a feature film in 1959, staring Cheryl Ladd’s father playing Nello. (Cheryl plays Aloise’s mother in the version reviewed here.) The 1959 feature is available on home video.

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