Life Itself parents guide

Life Itself

Thumbs up to the life of Roger Ebert.

Release date July 4, 2014

This documentary looks at the life and legacy of film critic Roger Ebert.

Why is Life Itself rated R? The MPAA rated Life Itself R

Life Itself
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Life Itself rated R? Life Itself is rated R by the MPAA

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

- Film footage featuring depictions of fighting and shooting.
- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:
- Film footage featuring portrayals of sexual activity, with little detail.
- Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Four scenes of nudity, depicting breasts and/or buttocks, in sexual contexts.
- Mild sexual references.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Implied sexual activity.

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and cursing.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- References to alcohol use and abuse.
- Tobacco use.
- Depictions of illness and references to medical procedures.

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Life Itself
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Nudity, Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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News About "Life Itself"

Cast and Crew

Life Itself is directed by Steve James and stars Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel.

More About The Movie:
Learn more about the life of Roger Ebert.
His legacy continues at:

From the Studio:
Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, Life Itself, explores the impact and legacy of Roger Ebert’s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. - from:

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Life Itself movie is February 17, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Life Itself

Release Date: 17 February 2015
Life Itself releases to home video with the following extras:
- Interview with Director Steve James
- Deleted Scenes
- AXS TV: A look at Life Itself

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