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Overall A-

In this biographical drama, 84-year-old Kimani N’gan’ga Maruge (Oliver Litondo) intends to prove it is never too late to learn. So he takes advantage of the Kenyan government's offer to provide free education. However, the authorities only intended to teach children and the old man's presence in the classroom causes controversy.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some disturbing violent content and brief nudity.

The First Grader

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