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Cultural nudity, not graphic or meant for sexual purposes (breasts seen)

A sequence takes place in a Thai Kathoey (transsexual) strip club. They are wearing bikinis and dancing suggestively. No nudity/very suggestive and possibly discomforting to some)

A scene depicts a factory were very realistic looking female sex dolls are being made.The breasts are fully visible but the genitals have not been installed yet

There is a sequence in various meat slaughterhouses. A large number of live chickens are scooped up in a egg-beater like machine and decapitated. Torsos of dead cattle are eviscerated. Pigs are seen in gestation crates

A morbidly obese man is being prepped for surgery. He is standing up and wearing only underpants. The surgeon draws some lines on his abdomen with a blue marker.

A woman about to undergo plastic surgery has some lines drawn on her face and eyelids. She has breathing tubes in her nose.

A performance artist in a business suit smears colored mud on his face, takes paintbrushes with red paint on them and quickly brushes them on his face in a manner that resembles slashing with a knife. He puts a straw wig, and grimaces in a disturbing manner. There is scary sounding music at the time and it appears that he is attempting to act like a zombie. The scene is very unsettling and likely to frighten children

Momentary exposure of poverty (may be upsetting).

Several scenes of tribal groups who have undergone various body modification techniques may frighten young children.

There is a sequence involving the construction and handling of firearms, and ammunition.

A prehistoric mummified human corpse (bog body) is seen for about 20 seconds. The skin has turned completely grey.

Several funeral sequences are shown with novelty shaped caskets, including some that resemble guns.

A combat wounded veteran from the Iraq or Afghanistan war is seen posing in full dress uniform at a cemetery. His hair and ears are gone and his face is very, very badly scarred from third degree burns.

Rated PG-13 for some disturbing and sexual images
Canada:PG (Alberta/Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:G (British Columbia/Quebec) / Denmark:7 / Ireland:12A / Netherlands:12 / Singapore:NC-16 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / USA:PG-13

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