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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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MPAA Rating: NR

British film about a Pakistani living in London who tries to set up a country-and- western band. With Naveen Andrews and Sarita Choudhury.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - There is one sex scene. The couple is shown kissing and the man strokes the girl's thighs and covered breasts. The characters remain clothed.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A house is blown up. A fight breaks out on stage during a performance: guitars are smashed over people's heads, etc. There is a scene in which a husband strikes his wife. A man is punched in the face twice. There is a running gag about a dog who keeps chasing and biting off parts of one of the bad guys. We see an ear and a finger, and they look very real and gross. Another running gag involves two boys seen in the background holding up various establishments. They are wearing stockings over their heads and carrying automatic weapons.

PROFANITY 5 - The F-word is used about a half a dozen times, as well as several scatological terms. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Theft, dishonesty, spousal abuse, racism, greed.

MESSAGE - Follow your heart and you just may succeed.

Special Keywords: S3 - V4 - P5 - MPAANR

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