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Krippendorf's Tribe



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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: PG-13

A anthropologist's (Richard Dreyfuss) efforts to convince his peers he has discovered a new tribe of aborignies gets him and his children into some strange goings-on.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - People are shown in native garb (loin cloths, etc.), several women are shown in cleavage revealing dresses and we see a woman's bra and cleavage. Sexual innuendo and discussions of primitive mating rituals. Discussions of a primitive circumcision ritual with an axe being swung at a boy's crotch. A child's drawing of a man's genitals. It is implied that a woman grabs a man's clothed crotch. A couple is shown in bed presumably after having had sex and a man grabs a woman's clothed breast. A man thrusts his pelvis at another man. A man is "inspired" when he sees a woman in native garb, but nothing happens.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A monkey flatulates and a pig urinates on a person. A man eats a grub. A woman slaps a man in the face and a woman pushes on a man's primitive crotch cover; he reacts as if he's been hit.

PROFANITY 3 - Several scatological and anatomical references, discussions of primitive mating rituals, and several mild obscentities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Dysfunctional families, lying, deception, primitive cultures, academia.

MESSAGE - Sometimes you can cheat and actually get away with it.

Special Keywords: S4 - V2 - P3 - MPAAPG-13

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