Grand Prix: The Winning Tale
Suitable for any age
Video Release: 3/12/2013
Reviewer: Donna Rolfe
Writer: Robert Paschall Jr.
Producer: Carmen Studer, Robert Paschall Jr.
Director: Robert Paschall Jr.
Runtime: 90 min.
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Starring: Carlisle Diana, Justice Luce, Sinjin Venegas, Hunter Pecunia, Mack White III, Hunter Carson
Alice's father has a new wife, which means Alice has a new school-and a group of bothersome boys-to face. When she finds out that her biggest tormentor, Rick, is into go-kart racing, Alice decides to show him what she's made of. With the help of her friends and a local mechanic, she transforms an old kart into a speed machine and takes to the track. But Rick doesn't like the competition and soon Alice's quest is about much more than racing-it's about standing up for herself.
In today's world you hear many stories about bullies in school. Alice has moved to a new school and encounters the bully, Rick, right away. This is a story that will teach children the right way to go about dealing with this topic. There are many lessons taught along the way and these will encourage kids to do what is right.
Not only does this film tell a story of go-cart safety but also it is about the importance of a person being good at anything one sets their mind to. The story gives parents many topics that can be discussed. Although I think this movie could be aimed more toward older kids, it is enjoyable for the entire family.
The Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for all ages is awarded to this DVD.
Language: Name calling such as jerk, dork.
Violence: Bullying; boys tape girl to tree, boys put another in locker, boy tampers with go-cart to cause accident; boy pushes girl, one boy punches another.
Nudity: Boy without shirt.
Other: Disrespectful attitudes toward others.