Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guide
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips
The content of this page was created directly by users and has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
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.
Visit our Parents Guide Help to learn more
Unable to edit? Request access

Young Vivi and her friends ride topless in a convertible and are caught by the local sheriff (theyre shown from the back). A few womens outfits show cleavage, and a few scenes show women wearing panties (albeit very modest ones).

Sidda is shown from the front wearing a thong, prompting one Ya-Ya to blurt, "I dont understand having those underwear up your a-- crack."

Vivi's mother makes a vague accusation about incest, calling it a "mortal sin."

There is a scene where a child vomits on his mother.

During their Sisterhood ceremony, the Ya-Yas use a knife to make tiny cuts in their palms; then they press their hands together to mix their blood.

Young Vivi screams at her husband, throws a frying pan on the counter, and beats her children with a belt.

1 f-word, more than a dozen s-words

Smoking and drinking are in the film.

Young Vivi takes a medication called Dexamyl, which was used to cure alcoholism. It causes her to hallucinate and go catatonic.

Young Vivi takes an overdose of medication which causes her to hallucinate and beat her children with a belt quite brutally. Very intense, emotional scene.

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, language, and brief sensuality
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Brazil:12 / Canada:A (Ontario) / Finland:K-11 / France:Tous publics / Germany:12 / Iceland:10 / Iceland:12 (video rating) / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:12 / Norway:11 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) / South Korea:12 / Spain:13 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / Switzerland:12 (canton of the Grisons) / UK:12A (original rating) / UK:12 (video rating) (2002) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #38793)

Related Links

Plot summary User reviews Plot keywords
FAQ Ratings Awards
External reviews Official site Main details