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A woman views abstract nude images on a train. Very brief.

A man and a woman kiss, the man lies bare-chested on the floor and the woman buttons her top suggesting that they have had sex; then he pulls her down to the floor, kisses her ear and neck. Men and women kiss in many scenes, and a man and a woman kiss and hug.

A married man and a woman who's not his wife kiss. A woman kisses an older man.

A woman kisses a woman on the cheek several times and moves around the room seductively while talking about another woman having had an affair.

A woman talks about having an affair with a married man.

Women flirt with men and there are several scenes full of sexual tension.

A woman talks about another woman's companion (alluding to the fact that it was a homosexual relationship).

Women talk about contraception and pass around a diaphragm.

Women talk about a man who happens to be a professor and say, "he sleeps with the students".

A younger woman says to a professor "we shouldn't have slept together."

Men and women dance together in a few scenes.

Nudes are seen in paintings shown in art history classes (the Sistine Chapel, for example). Women talk about a painting being erotic.

A woman opens a shower curtain and we see a man nude from the waist up.

Women wear bathing suits in a couple of scenes (we see bare legs and cleavage) Women are shown in undergarments and putting on corsets while the end credits roll.

Women wear dresses that are low-cut and reveal cleavage, bare shoulders and backs, in several scenes.

A woman wears a short top that reveals her bare abdomen.

Mild. Two women threaten each other. A woman grabs her daughter by the arm and shakes her. A woman screams at a woman and is very insulting to other women in many scenes. A woman yells in a few scenes. A woman talks about a man having died in World War II, and a woman talks about her companion having died.

7 sexual references, 2 scatological terms, 3 anatomical terms, 12 mild obscenities, 1 derogatory term for someone who's Jewish, 7 religious exclamations.

smoking and alcohol use in several scenes.

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and thematic issues
Argentina:13 / Australia:PG / Austria:0 / Brazil:12 / Canada:PG (Alberta/Manitoba/Nova Scotia) / Canada:G (British Columbia/Ontario/Quebec) / Finland:S / France:Tous publics / Germany:0 / Hong Kong:IIA / Iceland:L / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:AL / Philippines:PG-13 / Portugal:M/6 (original rating) / Portugal:M/12 (re-rating on appeal) / Singapore:PG / Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) / South Korea:12 / Spain:7 / Sweden:Btl / UK:12A / USA:PG-13

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