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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
Profanity
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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Val Kilmer plays a blind man who's convinced by his new girlfriend, Mira Sorvino, to undergo experimental sight-restoration surgery. Based on a true story by Oliver Sachs, M.D. Also with Kelly McGillis, Nathan Lane and Steven Weber. [2:08]

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Some sexual innuendo. Kissing, sometimes passionately. A couple has intercourse, and we see their bare backs, shoulders, arms and legs; we also see them embracing and kissing in the shower, but a glass shower door prevents us from seeing anything more than the shapes of their nude bodies. As a woman undresses, we see the bottom of her breast from a back/side angle; we also see her bare back and legs as a man massages them. One scene takes place in a topless bar; we see a few bare breasts, but mostly from a distance. A woman is seen in just her bra and underwear, then without her bra (we see her from the back).

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - A man walks into -- and shatters -- a plate-glass window and gets a small, bloody cut on his forehead. We see doctors performing surgery on a man's eyes, but we don't see any blood.

PROFANITY 3 - Several scatological references (one is written) and several mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Blindness, abandonment, family relationships, falling in love.

MESSAGE - You don't have to see the world in order to truly experience it.

Special Keywords: S5 - V1 - P3 - MPAAPG-13

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