Contempt (1963) Poster


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Sex & Nudity

  • A woman is seen swimming naked. Her breasts and buttocks are seen.
  • As a married couple's relationship erodes, husband and wife each seem to have moments of infidelity where they flirt openly with other people.
  • Paul caresses Camille's thighs in a sexual manner.
  • A book is shown containing many sexually explicit works of ancient art.
  • Brigitte Bardot is shown fully nude from the back several times.

Violence & Gore

  • Paul hits Camille several times during the film. He also grabs her roughly and shakes her. Once, she hits him back in order to get away from him. Can be disturbing.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Cigarette smoking is fairly constant throughout.

Frightening & Intense Scenes


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Violence & Gore

  • The bloody aftermath of a car accident is shown. Not particularly realistic. Both characters are sitting in their seats hunched over their respective sides of the car with blood on them after the car crashed into a large truck but it is fairly shocking.

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