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  • Jennifer Green

Review: "A Beautiful Life"


The Danes do melodrama well, and this romance -- set to melodic tunes by the blue-eyed pop star Christopher -- will tug at your heartstrings.


A Beautiful Life is a small cut above many of the romances Netflix has churned out in recent years. Its dramatic points are a little edgier and a little less predictable, and the romance is more mature.


Christopher makes a fine acting debut here and the film succeeds where it needs to, even if the singer's rise to fame and romantic relationship feel rushed, and some of the characters -- notably the mother and the producer -- rest heavily on clichés.


The music is a nice addition.

 

Read the full review at Common Sense Media.

Images courtesy of Netflix.

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