East-West parents guide


Overall B

After World War II, Stalin began a propaganda campaign welcoming Russians who had emigrated to come back and help rebuild their homeland.

Release date September 1, 1999

Violence C+
Sexual Content C+
Profanity B+
Substance Use B

Why is East-West rated PG-13? The MPAA rated East-West PG-13 for violence and brief sensuality.

Run Time: 121 minutes

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence
Alberta PG Violent Scenes
Manitoba Not Rated Mature theme-----
Ontario Not Rated Mature theme
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
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Cast and Crew

East-West is directed by and stars Sandrine Bonnaire.

Home Video

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People’s reactions to communism have been a popular theme in a variety of films. Check our reviews of the family classic The Sound Of Music , or the silly Beautician And The Beast . Life Is Beautiful , and Jakob The Liar , look at the subject far more seriously. The Saint turns it into an action thriller, while the animated Anastasia takes a sentimental look at Russia’s political turning point.