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Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • An injured dog is seen as bloody and whimpering. It requires some medical attention.
  • A man's badly dislocated ankle is shown.
  • A bridge explodes, cutting the village off from the rest of the world.


  • There is some racial discrimination against Jewish people from the town folks prior to the nazi's arrival.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Some men drink alcohol while listening to the radio.
  • A man drowns his sorrows in alcohol and is seen a few times drunk.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A woman threatens a boy with a knife, persuading him to keep silent about a sensitive matter.
  • There is a raid on the village, people's homes are trashed, and the nazi presence is menacing.


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Violence & Gore

  • Boy shot in chest.
  • A bear mauls a dog. There is some blood and fur seen breaking away from the dog.
  • The aftermath of a bear slaying is seen in a town square where the villagers killed the bear attacking the town. Blood is seen dripping from its dead mouth.
  • A man who has returned from war has abrasions, burns, and bruises scattered about his body from his time in service.
  • A young boy is violently struck by his father across the face. The red mark from the blow is shown on his face in scenes following the incident.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Multiple scenes of drinking and smoking. One character is seen drunk and strikes someone.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • An autistic boy imitates the nazis shooting with a long stick while being addressed by an officer. The officer notices his actions, stops his speech, walks over to the young man, pulls out his weapon, and frightens him by imitating the kid's actions, but with a real gun. Though nobody gets shot, the ordeal is intense.

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