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Several women lift their gowns as they flee from a room and unintentionally flash the English ambassadors (it is implied earlier that they aren't wearing any undergarments), but no nudity is seen.

Although no sex is ever shown, it is strongly implied that Tuptim and Lun Tha are secret lovers.

In a theatrical performance in the film, a character, some men and several dogs drown in a river.

The King nearly whips Tuptim. After Tuptim tries to escape with her lover, we learn that the lover has been killed, though it is never shown.

None at all.

The King gives the English ambassadors cigars, but they are never smoked.

Wine is consumed at the banquet.

Possibly the scene in which Tuptim is nearly beaten with a whip.

The final scene with the King on his deathbed is somewhat heartbreaking.

Argentina:Atp / Australia:G / Canada:G / Finland:K-8 / Iceland:L / Japan:G (2015) / Malaysia:(Banned) (original rating) / New Zealand:G / Norway:7 / Peru:Apt / Singapore:PG / Sweden:Btl / Thailand:(Banned) / UK:U / USA:Approved (PCA #17864) / USA:G (certificate #25656) (1979) / West Germany:12 (f) (cut)

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