Kiss and Cry parents guide

Kiss and Cry

How would you face the diagnosis of cancer?

Overall A

Based on a true story, Carley Allison (played by Sarah Fisher), is a Canadian teen with winning smile, a talent for singing and a promising future as a figure skater. But her hopes and dreams get put on hold when she discovers she has a rare type of cancer.

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

Why is Kiss and Cry rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated Kiss and Cry Not Rated

Run Time: 95 minutes

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Why is Kiss and Cry rated Not Rated? Kiss and Cry is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

Violence: Various scenes depict medical procedures and treatments given to a young girl suffering from cancer. We see injections and the effects of chemotherapy which cause her to throw up and lose her hair. A tracheotomy procedure is depicted and in a later scene her family attempts to replace the dressing and tube (her throat incision is shown), but ensuring difficulties leave Carley struggling to breathe. A girl slaps a boy.

Sexual Content: A teen boy and girl leave a school dance and find an empty classroom, once inside they begin kissing passionately and the scene ends. Some mild sexual references are heard.

Language: A few mild and moderate profanities and terms of deity are heard, along with one use of a sexual expletive.

Alcohol / Drug Use: At a school party a background teen character is briefly seen pouring a liquid from a flask into a glass of punch. A joke is made about drinking alcohol. Wine is served with dinner.

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Kiss and Cry
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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News About "Kiss and Cry"

Cast and Crew

Kiss and Cry is directed by Sean Cisterna and stars Sarah Fisher, Luke Bilyk, Sergio Di Zio.

Kiss and Cry will be playing at the 2016 Calgary International Film Festival, that runs between September 21 and Oct 2, 2016 in in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It will also be opening in a limited theatrical release (USA) on September 30, 2016.

Learn more about the real Carley Allison and read her blog. Discover how Carley is inspiring the fight against cancer.

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