After losing her marriage and all of her money, social climber Jasmine (Cate Blanchette) is forced to moving in with her sister (Sally Hawkins) and slum it in San Francisco.
Why Is Blue Jasmine Rated PG-13?
Blue Jasmine is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, language and sexual content.
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Violence: A man ruins the financial lives of numerous people with his fraudulent investments. Characters discuss a man who committed suicide. An angry man rips the phone from the wall and yells at a woman during a domestic disputes. Characters engage in verbal abuse.
Sexual Content: A man kisses his mistress in public. He later admits to numerous affairs during his marriage. Crude sexual banter, comments and innuendo are included. A male explorer makes unwanted sexual advances towards a female employee, including touching and holding her.
Language: The script contains two strong sexual expletives, frequent profanities, terms of Deity and several crude or derogatory terms for sexual activity or name-calling.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A character drinks frequently to deal with stress. She is portrayed as being inebriated at times. Numerous other characters drink as well. A woman abuses prescription medicine. Smoking and references to illegal drug use are also included.
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Woody Allen also wrote and directed a movie about another lost soul in Midnight In Paris. Sally Hawkins plays a woman proud of her superior class in Jane Eyre. Cate Blanchett’s character Galadriel has much greater control of her life and her world in the Lord of the Rings franchise. And sisters also have to work out their differences in the film In Her Shoes.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Home Video Notes: Blue Jasmine
Release Date: 21 January 2014
Blue Jasmine releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) with the following extras:
- Notes From the Red Carpet – The cast discusses making the film and their take on the characters
- Blue Jasmine Cast Press Conference with Cate Blanchett, Peter Saarsgard and Andrew Dice Clay