Broken Embraces parents guide

Broken Embraces

Release date November 20, 2009

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).

Why is Broken Embraces rated R? The MPAA rated Broken Embraces R for sexual content, language and some drug material.

Broken Embraces
Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Broken Embraces rated R? Broken Embraces is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, language and some drug material.

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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Broken Embraces
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content.
Manitoba 14A
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Subtitled.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Broken Embraces is directed by Pedro Almodóvar and stars Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Broken Embraces movie is March 16, 2010. Here are some details…

Broken Embraces is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on March 16, 2010>

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Penélope Cruz can also be seen in the English language movies Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Sahara.