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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: R

An American woman (Patricia Arquette) travels to Burma and finds herself in the midst of the Burmese civil war.

SEX/NUDITY 0 - None.

VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - A woman finds her husband and child dead with pools of blood around their dead bodies (this scene is shown twice). A military takeover results in mob scenes with yelling and running. There are scenes of rioting and explosions. Several people are shot and killed while trying to run away and a hospital is shown full of people with bloody wounds. Two men are shown being shot. A hanging corpse is shown. A woman is threatened by a soldier and he attempts to rape her. A woman cuts a bullet out of her friend's shoulder and we watch this in bloody close-up.

PROFANITY 2 - One scatological term, a couple of mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Military dictatorships, martial law and rioting, foreign travel.

MESSAGE - The greatest good you can do for yourself is to help others.

Special Keywords: S0 - V5 - P2 - MPAAR

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