Burn Your Maps
When it comes to dealing with loss and grief, you have to chart your own course.
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Burn Your Maps
Rating & Content Info
Why is Burn Your Maps rated PG-13? Burn Your Maps is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements including some mature sexual material, and brief strong language.
Violence: Domestic contention is depicted. Verbal conflicts between parents worries their children. The death of a child is discussed and grief is portrayed. Strict rules are enforced at a religious school, such as wearing uniforms and not using cell phones. A parent destroys things that are precious to his child, believing that will help the boy, but angry feelings ensue. Various characters talk about slaughtering animals, and a young boy pretends to kill goat and cut out its heart. Children are teased and mocked. Reckless driving. Animals get sick and one dies. A vulture eats an animal’s carcass.
Sexual Content: Franks sexual discussion include talk of oral sex, adultery and a lack of physical intimacy in marriage. A wife encourages her husband to have an affair. A married woman kisses and fondles the chest of a man who is not her husband – her child sees her actions and is upset by her behavior. Infidelity is implied. A marriage counselor mentions that she is a lesbian. A man is obsessed with sexual topics and his motives are questioned. Crude sexual slang and anatomical terms are used. Wrestlers in cultural dress are scantily clad. A boy strips down to his underwear. Women admire a shirtless man. Characters help a goat give birth, and details of the delivery are shown.
Language: The script includes one sexual expletive, along with some scatological slang, mild and moderate profanity, and names of deity. Crude and anatomical terms, as well as name-calling are also heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A bottle of wine is seen in a home, but it is never drunk. Man and woman drink together. Prescription drugs for mental illness are mentioned.
Other: Characters wrestle with the legacy of their Jewish and/or Catholic heritages. Eastern philosophies and reincarnation are mentioned.
Page last updated February 7, 2017
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Cast and Crew
Burn Your Maps is directed by Jordan Roberts and stars Vera Farmiga, Virginia Madsen, Jacob Tremblay.
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