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Rating & Content Info
Why is Denial rated PG-13? Denial is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material and brief strong language
Violence: Security guards remove an unruly man who interrupts a lecture and makes accusations against the speaker. A woman is forced to defend her published words when she is sued for liable. Characters visit Auschwitz and talk about the gas chambers, the crematorium and mass killings of the Jewish people. A couple of brief scenes re-enact Jewish people being herded into the building and later trying to push open locked doors in an attempt to escape the poisonous gas. Typhus and the lice that carry the disease are mentioned, as well as methods used to control the sickness and the spread of the bugs. Verbal threats are made. A character is hit by an egg thrown in protest.
Sexual Content: Mild sexual innuendo is heard. A man makes a comment about women’s breasts. Characters embrace.
Language: A sexual expletive is used once. A few mild and moderate profanities and terms of deity are also included in the script. Racial slurs and jokes are heard.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Alcohol is drunk frequently in bars and restaurants, as well as at home and in the workplace: It is used both to celebrate and drown sorrows. Characters are shown smoking.
Other: Characters pray.
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|British Columbia||PG||Coarse Language.|
|Alberta||PG||Mature Subject Matter.|
|Ontario||PG||Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "Denial"
Cast and Crew
Denial is directed by Mick Jackson and stars Rachel Weisz, Andrew Scott, Timothy Spall.
Learn more about the Irving v. Lipstadt trial here.
This movie is based on the books History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial, written by Dr. Lipstadt.
From the Studio: Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Also starring two-time Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson, the film is directed by Emmy Award winner Mick Jackson ("Temple Grandin") and adapted for the screen by BAFTA and Academy Award nominated writer David Hare (THE READER). Producers are Gary Foster and Russ Krasnoff. Written by Bleecker Street