‘Little Boy’ bites off more faith-based lessons than it can chew (Our grade: C)

Jakob Salvati in "Little Boy."

Jakob Salvati in “Little Boy.”

By Roger Moore – Tribune News Service

Racism and religion, hatred and friendship, bullying and war, atomic bombs and the consequences of using them — heavy stuff to pack into a faith-based film. And one aimed at children.

“Little Boy” is loaded with weighty subjects and teachable moments, all doled out between generous helpings of tragedy and sentiment. It’s ambitious, but a cluttered weeper whose lessons might have stuck, had there been fewer of them.

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