Kurt & Courtney

 
 

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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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Violence & Gore
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MPAA Rating: R

Nick Broomfield's documentary investigates the rumors surrounding the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, as well as his relationship with rocker/actor Courtney Love.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Some sexual innuendo. A clip from a music video shows several topless women dancing and the backside of a woman wearing thong underwear; we also see a few women wearing cleavage-revealing tops.

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - A man purposely throws a microphone into a crowd and we hear it hit someone; the man also kicks at several people. We hear a few verbal threats of violence and discussions about contract killing.

PROFANITY 7 - About 27 F-words (some are written in a letter we see on screen), many anatomical references and several mild obscenities and insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Death, suicide, drug use, fame, dysfunctional relationships, conspiracy theories, investigative journalism.

MESSAGE - Fame doesn't bring happiness; in fact, it can make you more miserable than you already are.

Special Keywords: S5 - V1 - P7 - MPAAR

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