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Two men come home from the war and are implied to sleep with their wives (no sex is actually shown). One of the wives states that she is willing to do her duty as a wife, but asks her husband to "spill his seed" outside of her, because she couldn't survive another birth.

A young girl is sleeping in a bedroom with other girls. A young man (her lover) comes downstairs in his underwear and slides under her blankets. They kiss and cuddle, and it is implied that they have sex (nothing is shown). She makes a comment about it being her first time and wanting to have saved it for her husband.

A couple goes to a lake and take a bath. The young man strips down and jumps in. His bare backside is visible for a short time. The young woman undresses (offscreen) and jumps in as well. No female nudity is seen except some side boob. Nothing is shown in close-up.

A young woman becomes pregnant.

A young man is seduced by a young woman and sleeps with her. They are once seen lying in bed together, covered by the blanket.

A young woman is shown from behind, wearing only a see through crocheted blanket. Part of her buttocks can be seen as well as some mild side boob.

In a scene, a woman can be heard moaning loudly behind a closed door with a man (implying sex). A young man at the door asks the man in the room "Are you coming?" (to the fight), the woman says, "He will be soon", and the man having sex remarks "I'm coming".

There is a nude painting in a bar.

There are several shootouts, with many men wounded and/or killed. Some of the deaths are bloody.

A man is shot in the forehead (the wound is visible, but only for a few seconds).

A man is shot in the back; later on the bullet is seen being taken out while he screams in pain (a good amount of blood is shown).

A man is hit on the head with the butt of a gun.

A young man gets a big splinter in his eye while chopping a tree (some blood).

A man is stabbed repeatedly with knives by two men, before getting shot.

A man is shown dead after being scalped.

A man gets a hatchet blow to the head.

A man hits a woman in the head with the end of his rifle and she falls unconscious. Later she is seen and said to be badly injured.

A young woman's little girl is often referred to as sick, and later on dies; the grieving mother is seen choosing her coffin.

A boy is shot and dies.

A young man is hanged onscreen.

A man gets shot 3 times and dies (we see some blood).

An old man sets his house on fire and dies (we briefly see him screaming among the fire).

A young woman is beaten and whipped by a man.

A young woman is briefly seen giving birth (no graphic detail).

A young woman falls on the floor and dies (we see blood coming out of her nose and mouth).

A man walks up behind a young man who's peeing outside. Another man comes up behind the attacker and kills him. The man then pisses on his dead body.

Several uses of "Goddamn". Other profanities heard are "Bitch," "Bastard," "Dick", "Shit", and 2 "F-words" in part 3.

A few sexual references, both mild and strong.

A man implies that another man had sex with his dog.

A man pisses on a dead man.

There is a lot of alcohol consume throughout.

A few characters get drunk.

Men and women smoke cigars.

Some deaths are intense and/or sad.

Several scenes are emotional and dramatic.

Suggested age for viewing: 14+ (violence, alcohol, language, sensuality)

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