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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Sex & Nudity


[certain scenes involve a 12 year old boy either peeping on or fantasising about having sex with a woman]

Teenagers watch as a woman walks past, the boy's comment on her ass and follow her on their bikes. (Exclusive to the European version, a boy is shown staring at the woman's cleavage as she walks past)

Teenagers are shown topless as they talk crudely about a woman and the length of their penises

Exclusive to the European version: A kid is shown looking at a picture book of naked women. He fantasises about a woman entering his room. The kid is shown removing her dress and bra, exposing her breasts. He moves down her body and looks at her crotch (pubic hair can be seen)

Exclusive to the European version: A kid watches as a topless woman washes her breasts with water. She later cuts a lemon and squeezes it onto her chest before rubbing it over her breasts

A kid watches through a window as an older man removes a woman's dress and licks her breasts, he then removes her dress and is shown thrusting into her against a wall

A kid steals a woman's underwear and is shown masturbating whilst rubbing it over his face. Whilst doing this he elaborately fantasises about the woman. In one fantasy, the woman rips her shirt exposing her breasts. In another he is shown ripping the woman's shirt, her breasts are exposed briefly. In another fantasy, the kid is shown holding the topless woman in his arms

A kid watches through a window as an older man rips a woman's dress and licks her breasts (it is implied he rapes her)

A kid receives manual stimulation by a woman, who is sat next to him in a movie theatre

A kid is shown masturbating as he fantasises about rescuing and kissing a woman

A kid imagines two women having sex with two men in the same room. One woman is shown riding a man, her breasts are briefly visible. The other woman is shown being taken from behind

A father takes the 12 year old kid to a brothel, a woman takes the boy up to her room. She undresses the boy and removes his underwear, the boy covers his penis with his hand. The woman (now topless) climbs on top of the boy in bed. She is shown kissing and licking his chest before moving down his body (and off-camera), oral sex is implied

A kid watches a woman, she bends down to pick something off the floor, the kid imagines her naked as she does so, her naked ass can be seen

Violence & Gore

A woman is dragged out then beaten in public by a mob of angry women. Her hair is cut and blood is visible on several parts of her body.


The film is in Italian. Through out the film words such as "fuck", "cunt", "whore" and "dick" are repeatedly said.

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity, language and some violence
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