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Throughout the movie there is a lot of cross dressing.

Much talk about homosexuality and bi-sexuality. Full frontal male nudity.

A young man buys an album with a partially nude male on the cover, the side of his buttocks can be seen.

Two men are shown very briefly in bed together, Brian's butt is shown.

A young boy walks in on two men. It is implied one is giving the other head but it is shown very quickly.

A boy and girl make out.

A young boy is lying on a bed with his pants down, his butt is shown. A man is standing at the foot of the bed watching.

It is talked about that a boy was caught by his mother servicing his older brother.

A young man and another man have sex on a rooftop. It is seen from a very far distance, but it is obvious what they are doing. They are both shirtless.

A man moons the audience during a performance. He then turns around and dances around completely naked. His buttocks and penis can be seen.

A man painted in green paint, is implying rape by pretending to rape body dolls.

A sex scene is shown blurred. Her butt and breasts are clearly shown, his butt is briefly seen.

Two men kiss.

There is an implied orgy, a woman's breasts can be seen.

Two people are shown laying in bed together, both their butts are shown.

A young man is masturbating to a homoerotic picture and his father intrudes on him.

A man snorts cocaine off another man's butt, his butt is shown.

A man is shot on stage. Some blood. A man throws a molotov cocktail at a band on stage.

Strong language pops up pretty frequently.

Cocaine is used, as well as alcohol and tobacco

Some of the 'art house' moments are a bit trippy.

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and drug use
Argentina:18 / Australia:MA / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) / Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-12 / France:Tous publics / Germany:12 / Iceland:14 (original rating) / Iceland:16 (video rating) / New Zealand:R16 / Peru:18 / Portugal:M/16 / South Korea:18 / Spain:13 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / Taiwan:R-15 (2016) / UK:18 (original rating) / UK:15 (video rating) (1999) / USA:R

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