Citizenfour parents guide


Eric Snowden shares his side of the story.

Release date October 24, 2014

This documentary follows several meetings filmmaker Laura Poitras and reporter Glenn Greenwald had with a mysterious informant accusing the NSA (National Security Agency) of illegal invasions of privacy. The man is now known to the world: Edward Snowden.

Why is Citizenfour rated R? The MPAA rated Citizenfour R for language.

Rating & Content Info

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Why is Citizenfour rated R? Citizenfour is rated R by the MPAA for language.

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

Nine instances of coarse language including:
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of cursing.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Coarse Language.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Citizenfour"

Cast and Crew

Citizenfour is directed by Laura Poitras and stars Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras.

Learn more about filmmaker Laura Poitras and reporter Glenn Greenwald.

Read about the controversial Edward Snowden.

And find our more about the NSA (National Security Agency).

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Citizenfour movie is August 25, 2015. Here are some details…

Citizenfour releases to home video on August 25, 2015.

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