Snow Falling on Cedars
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Sex & Nudity

Some brief nudity. Ishmael and Hatsue are shown having sex twice, though they do it with most of their clothes on. The second time, they are afraid they will be overheard, and Ishmael has to stifle Hatsue's cries of pleasure as she has an orgasm so that they won't be caught, though the actual sex act is not graphically shown. (At that time, sexual relationships between people of different races were considered illegal.)

Violence & Gore

There is a pretty brutal war scene, some blood and bodies buried in the sand on the beach are shown.

Profanity

Blasphemy is present, the 'f' word once, and other milder obscenities - at one point, a character says "f*ck the b*tch". The insult "gooks" is used a couple times.

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, sensuality and brief strong language
Certification:
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) / Canada:PG (Manitoba) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Denmark:11 / Finland:S / France:U / Germany:12 (bw) / Iceland:12 / Ireland:15 / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:M / Norway:11 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 / Singapore:M18 / South Korea:12 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:PG-13 (certificate #36516)

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