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A Tale of Two Cities
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Two offscreen beheadings on the guillotine. No blood or severed heads are shown.

Two women fight in front of a fireplace. One pulls out a gun, but is killed when the other woman forces the first one to accidentally shoot herself by turning the gun away.

Two men are stabbed to death, one onscreen.

A child is accidentally run over and killed by a carriage. The rider inside shows absolutely no remorse or concern.

No drugs.

Sydney Carton is sometimes drunk. He is supposedly an alcoholic.

One man is chloroformed during a rescue.

The storming of the Bastille is intense, but not frightening.

Dr. Manette sometimes acts as if he were completely disoriented.

Madame Defarge's testimony at a trial is very intensely acted.

There is a feeling of dread throughout most of the last thirty minutes of the film.

Argentina:Atp / Australia:PG / Canada:G (video rating) / UK:U (1991) (cut) / USA:Not Rated / USA:Passed (National Board of Review) / USA:Approved (certificate #1471) / West Germany:16 (f)

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