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(2009)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some drug use and language
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • A woman in skimpy clothing is briefly visible in the background.
  • Short, quick discussion about a sex crazed husband paying prostitutes for sex and then coming home and giving his wife all kinds of diseases (40:16)

Violence & Gore

  • A pool of blood is seen at a crime scene. A brief view of a homeless person dead from a drug overdose, with a mangled arm.
  • Nathaniel has a schizophrenic vision while playing a recital and points a stick with nails from his cart at a music teacher.
  • After a mentally ill man finds out Steve wants to get him pyschiatric help, he knocks him to the ground and threatens to "gut him like a fish".
  • Steve crashes his bike and he has a bloody bruise for the first half of the film.

Profanity

  • The Lord's name is taken in vain, including 'Jesus' and 'Jesus Christ' said once.
  • 'F*ck' is said twice.
  • 'Son of a b*tch' is said once.
  • 'D*mn' is said once.
  • 'H*ll' is said twice.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A man says he is selling speed.
  • Crack cocaine is seen being smoked by homeless people in 2 or 3 scenes.
  • A person lays dead on the ground from an overdose.
  • Steve lights up what could be either a joint or a tobacco cigarette.
  • Some homeless people might be smoking marijuana cigarettes, but the shots are rather out of focus.
  • Steve and several others drink at bars.
  • Lithium is referenced as a medication.
  • Crack cocaine is seen being smoked by homeless people in 2 or 3 scenes, and one scene shows a person dead from an O.D. (see violence and gore). Steve lights up what could be either a joint or a tobacco cigarette. Some homeless people might be smoking marijuana cigarettes, but the shots are rather out of focus. Steve and several others drink at bars. Lithium is referenced.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • As a man walks at night in the street around many homeless people, some people seem aggressive and the tone is dangerous.
  • Nathaniel's mental episodes can be difficult to watch.
  • Several emotionally intense scenes.
  • This whole story may upset people for it is about a homeless schizophrenic man.

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