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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
Profanity
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MPAA Rating: R

A poverty-stricken Belgian girl tries to find and keep a job while watching over her alcoholic mother. With Emilie Dequenne, Fabrizio Rongione, Anne Yernaux and Olivier Gourmet. In French with English subtitles. [1:34]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Some sexual innuendo. Implied fellatio (we see a man buckling his pants while a woman sits in a chair next to him). We see a girl's underwear as she's wrestling on the ground and we see a girl's bare midriff a couple of times.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A man slips into a muddy pond and nearly drowns before he is rescued (we hear him yelling for help); also, a girl is pushed into a muddy pond and manages to pull herself out. Many scuffles between various people, people chase one another on foot (one person is chased by someone on a moped), a man grabs a man's throat, a man grabs a girl's collar and shoves her, a girl tackles a woman, a girl throws stones at a man and a man tackles a girl and they wrestle on the ground a bit. Police officers pick up a girl by the arms and legs and carry her as she struggles against them. A girl smashes a bottle of liquor. A girl carries an unconscious, drunken woman.

PROFANITY 5 - In subtitles, we see five F-words and a few scatological references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Poverty, unemployment, alcoholism, attempted suicide, deception, desperation, dysfunctional families.

MESSAGES - When living hand-to-mouth, a person will do anything to survive; sometimes the difficulties of life are too much to bear.

Special Keywords: S3 - V4 - P5 - MPAAR

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