Review by Fionn:
Alfie, the little Werewolf is a fantastic, emotional film. The soundscape helps a lot in setting the emotion and feeling. The plot in this movie follows a small seven year old who finds he is a werewolf. He goes on rampages every full moon. He then starts asking himself questions. Will his parents accept him? Who are his real parents? I would advice this movie to age seven +.
Review by Jed:
Alfie The Little Werewolf ****
Alfie is a little boy who turns into a werewolf. There is one careless mistake. At one stage there was a full moon and Alfie didn’t change. The subtitles were easy to read. It is for under tens but adults might enjoy it too. The family-comedy is very good so it deserves four stars.
Review by Jessica:
Alfie, The Little Werewolf is a funny yet sometimes a little scary family film. It’s about a boy who, on his seventh birthday, wakes up to find himself turning into a werewolf. Although it is in Dutch, it’s subtitled, and if you’re not that fast at reading, there is a reader there who will read out loud to you! I found this film very amusing and would love to see it again. Even though it was subtitled, I didn’t think that affected the fact that it’s such a great film.
I thought the costumes were brilliant, and I loved how they made Alfie change from a boy to a werewolf.
I rated this film four stars out of five, losing a star because I felt they could have had more special effects. When Alfie is a wolf I think his costume could have more detail. When he is standing beside the other “real” wolves in the zoo, he looks like a teddy bear! The age I would give for this film is six years and over because there are some parts that might give younger viewers a bit of a fright. Other than that, this film is perfect for the family.
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