The White Ribbon parents guide

The White Ribbon

Release date December 30, 2009

Brewing political events in 1913 may predict an impending world war, but a schoolteacher (Christian Friede) in a rural Germany finds himself more concerned with the disturbing events occurring in his small village. Yet as he tries to understand what is happening, he is faced with a haunting question: Are the children the abused or the abusers?

Why is The White Ribbon rated R? The MPAA rated The White Ribbon R for some disturbing content involving violence and sexuality.

The White Ribbon
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 The White Ribbon rated R? The White Ribbon is rated R by the MPAA for some disturbing content involving violence and sexuality.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Depictions of slapping, beating and whipping.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
Sexual Content:
- Sexually suggestive scenes.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Non-sexual nudity is seen.
- Embracing and kissing
- Use of mild profanity.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.

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The White Ribbon
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Violence.
Alberta 14A Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children
Ontario 14A Sexual Content, Disturbing Content, Subtitled,
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The White Ribbon is directed by Christian Friede and stars Christian Friede, Michael Haneke.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The White Ribbon movie is June 29, 2010. Here are some details…

The White Ribbon releases to DVD on June 29, 2010.

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