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MPAA Rating

Not Rated


Andrey Zvyagintsev


Elena Lyadova
Vladimir Vdovichenkov
Aleksey Serebryakov
Roman Madyanov


2014 Sony Pictures Classics

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Still shot from the movie: Leviathan.

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Look for our review on or near Jan 02, 2015.


The Russian town of Leviathan is at the mercy of a corrupt mayor (Roman Madyanov). When he threatens Nikolai's (Aleksey Serebryakov) family, the man enlists the help of an old friend (Vladimir Vdovichenkov) to help end the official's malevolent reign.

Content Details

Why Is Leviathan Rated Not Rated?

Leviathan is rated Not Rated

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Leviathan...

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Two scenes of depicting beating.

Sexual Content:
- Two scenes of nudity (depicting breasts, buttocks and pubic region), in sexual and non-sexual contexts
- Three instances of sexual language.
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.

-Approximately 26 instances of coarse language.
- Limited use of slurs

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.

Extra info about this movie

NOTE: This is s Russian language film with English subtitles.

From the Studio:
The latest drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev, the acclaimed director of The Return (Venice Film Festival Golden Lion winner and Golden Globe nominee). Kolya (AlexeÏ Serebriakov) lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya (Elena Liadova) and his son Roma (SergueÏ Pokhodaev) from a previous marriage. The town’s corrupt mayor Vadim Shelevyat (Roman Madianov) is determined to take away his business, his house, as well as his land. First the Mayor tries buying off Kolya, but Kolya unflinchingly fights as hard as he can so as not to lose everything he owns including the beauty that has surrounded him from the day he was born. Facing resistance, the mayor starts being more aggressive…..
Sony Pictures Classics

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language, Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scene.
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON 14A Coarse Language, Subtitled.
Not Rated

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