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Broken Embraces


Nov 20, 2009

Latest Home Video

Mar 16, 2010

MPAA Rating



Pedro Almodóvar


Penélope Cruz
Lluís Homar
Blanca Portillo


2009 Sony Pictures Classics

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Still shot from the movie: Broken Embraces.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Harry Caine (Lluís Homar) is not only physically blind, but the playwright also refuses to see the parts of his past that have brought him great sorrow -- especially the loss of his lover (Penélope Cruz).

Content Details

Why Is Broken Embraces Rated R?

Broken Embraces is rated R for sexual content, language and some drug material.

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

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


- Brief depiction of domestic violence (some blood shown.)

- Scene of violence depicting assault.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity .

- Implied sexual activity.

- Breast nudity seen in a brief sexual situation.

- Three sexually suggestive scenes involving nudity.

- Fondling.

- Use of descriptive sexual language, references and innuendo.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, once in a sexual context.

- Infrequent scatological slang and mild cursing.

- Use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- Portrayals of illegal drug use in a recreational context.

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Penélope Cruz can also be seen in the English language movies Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Sahara.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB 14A Sexual Content.
MB 14A
ON 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Subtitled.
QC 13+
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Broken Embraces...

Broken Embraces is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on March 16, 2010>

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