Far From the Madding Crowd parents guide

Far From the Madding Crowd

Should affairs of the heart be governed by love, lust or practicality?

Overall B

Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) has no shortage of male attention, but the strong-willed female is so busy defying the conventions of her 1890's world to make good decisions about love and marriage.

Violence C
Sexual Content C
Profanity A
Substance Use C

Why is Far From the Madding Crowd rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Far From the Madding Crowd PG-13 for some sexuality and violence.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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Why is Far From the Madding Crowd rated PG-13? Far From the Madding Crowd is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some sexuality and violence.

Violence:
Sheep die after being chased over a cliff and their dead carcasses are shown. A dog is shot off-screen. A barn is on fire and men risk their lives to put out the blaze. A bird is shot. A man shows off his swordsmanship by taking near-miss swings at a woman. Sick sheep are saved by plunging a knife into their bloated bellies (little detail is shown). A violent storm threats a farm. A man is verbally abusive to his wife. An alcoholic character also has a gambling problem. The corpses of a mother and baby are shown. Suicide by drowning is implied. A character is shot, and a bloody wound is shown.

Sexual Content:

Rumor has it that a woman seen flirting with a soldier has run away with him. A woman is formally proposed to on two occasions, and is accused of leading on one of her suitors. A woman secretly meets with a man. Couples kiss. A man fondles a woman under her shirt. A woman is seen in her underwear. A shirtless man kisses and straddles his scantily clad wife in bed – sexual relations are implied. An unmarried woman confesses that she is pregnant. The script includes mild sexual innuendo.

Language:
None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
Social drinking occurs, and some characters become drunk. One character has a drinking problem. Smoking is shown.

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Far From the Madding Crowd
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Far From the Madding Crowd"

Cast and Crew

Far From the Madding Crowd is directed by Thomas Vinterberg and stars Carey Mulligan, Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Far From the Madding Crowd movie is August 4, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Far From The Madding Crowd
Release Date: 4 August 2015
Far From The Madding Crowd releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Deleted Scenes and Extended Ending
- Bathsheba Everdene
- The Suitors
- Adapting Far From the Madding Crowd
- The Look of Far From the Madding Crowd
- Gabriel Oak
- William Boldwood
- Sergeant Troy
- The Locations of Far From the Madding Crowd
- Thomas Vinterberg
- Theatrical Trailer

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Carey Mulligan can also be seen in the screen adaptation of Pride & Prejudice, another British classic that tells the tale of unmarried women and their possible suitors. Scarlett O’Hara leads a life similarly charmed to that of Bathsheba Everdene in the movie Gone With The Wind.

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