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Beginners

Although Oliver (Ewan McGregor) knows that some people have "skeletons in their closets," he isn't prepared when his father (Christopher Plummer) "outs" his secrets. The 75-year-old man reveals he is dying of cancer and that he is a homosexual with a much younger lover. Get the movie review and more. »

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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 103
Theater Release: 03 Jun 2011
Video Release: 15 Nov 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Beginners Rated R?


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

Violence:

- Occasional disturbing/offensive scenes.

- Some scene may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity seen in a non-sexual content.

- Brief portrayal of sexual illustration (little detail shown).

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Use of mild sexual language.

- Embracing and kissing

Language:

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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

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