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Lithium Springs [2004] [NR] - 3.2.1



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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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An easy-going, down-on-his-luck adventurer finds a map in a library that shows where in a Florida swamp the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon (of the Fountain of Youth fame) hid a chest of gold and jewels 450 years earlier. With his loyal dachshund he sets off to find the treasure and become rich, but he's instead seduced by the beauty of Central Florida's rivers, springs and swamps. With Carter Lord, Esther Luttrell, Rebecca Renfroe, Henry Lawrence, Lee Perkins, Teza Lord and Fred the Dachshund. Directed by Carter Lord. [1:33]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - We see a man in a tiny Speedo rubbing a chemical on his body, and we also see him swimming. Women wear skintight spandex outfits, swimsuits, tight miniskirts and other outfits that reveal midriffs and cleavage.
 A woman wiggles her bottom, preparing for a golf swing. A woman tries to act seductively and grabs and kisses a man.
 A man says about a woman, "She was all over me like a new suit of clothes." Someone asks a man, "Do you have a woman?"

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A small Dachshund attacks a police officer and bites him in the neck (no gore is evident and the officer seems fine afterward).
 A man is struck with a golf ball a couple of times and he's rendered unconscious (he seems fine otherwise).
 People shoot some sort of spring loading weapon (nobody's injured). A police officer threatens a man with his gun, by putting his gun to his face. People grab and shove other people.
 A woman threatens to hit a man.
 A woman is scared by a snake and falls into water. We see mysterious figures in the woods.

PROFANITY 1 - One mild exclamation (shut-up) and a couple of insults (asinine, jerk). [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - A man drinks from a flask and then stuffs it in his pocket and a man drinks beer.

DISCUSSION TOPICS - The environment, central Florida swamps, development, wood nymphs, supernatural creatures, eternal youth, choices.

MESSAGE - Protecting the environment is more important than acquiring a lot of money.

(Note: A Caucasian woman speaks with a strong, exaggerated Korean accent.)

Special Keywords: S3 - V2 - P1 - MPAANR

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