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Still shot from the movie: A Better Life.

A Better Life

Simply subsisting is a precarious business for Carlos (Demián Bichir), an illegal immigrant. Yet he hangs onto one hope -- to create a better life for his teenaged son (José Julián). His dreams may be dashed though, when a series of unfortunate events threaten to expose his status. Get the movie review and more. »

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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 24 Jun 2011
Video Release: 18 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is A Better Life Rated PG-13?


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

Violence:

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Three scenes of violence depicting fighting and beating.

- Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, mild cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- One use of an ethno-cultural slur.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

- One reference to dealing drugs and brief drug use.

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