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When Do We Eat? [2006] [R] - 6.3.5



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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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Hoping to bring her dysfunctional family back together, a woman (Lesley Ann Warren) prepares a Kosher Seder meal. When the attendees begin to arrive it is clear that the evening may not play out exactly as she had hoped. Also with Ben Feldman, Michael Lerner, Mili Avital and Jack Klugman. Directed by Salvador Litvak. [1:30]

SEX/NUDITY 6 - A man and a woman kiss, he picks her up, puts her on a desk and then we hear moaning (they presumably have sex).
 A woman wearing a slip -- revealing cleavage and bare shoulders -- caresses a man's shirt, begins to unbutton his shirt, he moans rhythmically and climaxes (he is undergoing sex therapy).
 A man and a woman kiss passionately in a few scenes, and a man kisses a woman several times.
 A woman wears a low-cut dress that reveals cleavage), and a man is shown bare-chested and wearing boxer shorts.
 A woman talks about having sex with physically challenged people. A woman asks another woman, "Do you love me?" (they are lovers). We hear that a man has sex with his cousin. A woman talks about having "new boobs."

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man lunges at his son and shoves something in his mouth, a man smacks his son on the back of the head a couple of times, another father smacks his son on the back of the head, and a man yells at and chases his son. A woman grabs a boy by the sideburns and pulls. A man jumps on a man and holds him by the throat briefly.
 A man threatens that he will, "Rip your tongue out of your mouth." A man talks about his family having been murdered by Nazis.
 A young man gives a man an Ecstasy tablet unbeknownst to him, whereupon he has an attack and falls on the floor.
 A man imagines a portrait talking to him. A man hallucinates and sees paintings and figures on the pages of a book moving.
 A man throws a plate of food. We see a bag of urine.

PROFANITY 5 - 2 F-words, 4 obscene hand gestures, 7 sexual references, 5 scatological terms, 6 anatomical terms, 14 mild obscenities, 2 derogatory terms for physically challenged, name-calling (yutz, freak), 6 religious profanities, 3 religious exclamations. [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - A young man gives a man an Ecstasy tablet, a young man smokes marijuana in a few scenes, and a young man buys an Ecstasy tablet. People drink wine at a dinner.

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Family, infidelity, married couples growing apart, trust, marriage, life choices, tradition, autism, faith, infidelity, incest, homosexual sex, sex therapy, religion, anger, grief, drug testing, estranged families, family tension, constipation, Jewish culture.

MESSAGE - You can't choose your family.

Special Keywords: S6 - V3 - P5 - MPAAR

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