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Cry Freedom
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The very beginning a woman is seen breastfeeding. Nothing really seen. A womans shirt is compleatly ripped off but quick and not seen well. A man's bare buttock is briefly seen.

There is very little violence in this film. It would probably have a PG-13 rating. A man gets beaten until he's braindead (offscreen) and dies soon after, A family gets sent T-shirts containing acid. There is a reenactment of the Soweto schoolchildren massacre that is very intense.

Several uses of the word 'shit'.


A couple men smoking and drinking

Lots of people getting attacked, injured or even die. Steve Biko dies from massive injuries of the head. The police barging into people's homes telling the people to give papers, name a witness, etc.


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