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A despondent American writer (Ethan Hawke) relocates to Paris in hopes of reuniting with his estranged wife and daughter. But he is soon caught up in the alluring snare of a beguiling widow (Kristin Scott Thomas) and led down a dangerous and uncertain path that threatens not only his sanity but also the safety of his family.

MPAA Rating: R for some sexual content, language and violent images.

Why is The Woman in the Fifth rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Woman in the Fifth is rated R for for some sexual content, language and violent images.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Two sexually suggestive scenes.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual innuendo.


- Seven instances of coarse language.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Tobacco use.

The Woman in the Fifth
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Alberta 14A Coarse Language.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
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