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Smoke Signals
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Victor gets mad at Thomas for asking about his father and starts to beat him up before his mother comes out and stops them (shown as flashback, very briefly)

Arnold is an alcoholic and family abuser (he is shown hitting Arlene several times and Thomas once)

Victor uses several PG13 rated words including a few S-words and a GD here and there

Arnold becomes an alcoholic and starts hitting his family

the death of the father who was once an abuser may upset some families who have or have had this issue

Rated PG-13 for some intense images
Argentina:13 / France:Tous publics / Iceland:12 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / UK:PG / USA:TV-14 (TV rating) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #35626)

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