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Parents Guide for
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The film shows two men kissing (not passionately) many times throughout the movie.

The son meets a woman and there are sexual and implied sexual scenes between the two characters. No nudity is shown except for the side outline of a woman's breast as she dresses.

A scene of the father kissing the son's mother is repeated several times with the sense of the interaction being forced because the father is gay.

3 clear uses of the F word and 3 possible additional uses (where mumbled). 2 uses of "Christ" as an exclamation and 1 use of "Jesus Christ" as an exclamation.

The death of a parent to cancer is interlaced throughout the film through the use of flashbacks adding to the very somber sadness of the film.

Rated R for: Adult Content, Adult Language.(HBO advisory)


MPAA:
Rated R for language and some sexual content

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