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Broken Embraces

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). Get the movie review and more. »


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Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 127
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2009
Video Release: 16 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Broken Embraces Rated R?

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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