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The Shunning

As Katie Lapp's (Danielle Panabaker) wedding day draws nearer, the young woman finds herself questioning her faith and her place in her Amish community. This made-for-TV movie is based on a book by Beverly Lewis. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 88
Theater Release:
Video Release: 13 Sep 2011
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Why Is The Shunning Rated Not Rated?

Violence: An angry father breaks his child’s prized possession. A death by drowning is mentioned. Blood is briefly seen when a cooking accident results in a cut hand.

Sexual Content: A teenaged couple kisses. An unwed pregnancy is discussed.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A reference is made to a parent with addiction problems.

Other: Various people keep secrets. Some characters disobey instructions given by a religious order and ignore inconvenient laws. Adoption and miscarriage are discussed.

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