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A dream job turns into a nightmare for an aspiring ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) after he agrees to pen the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister (Peirce Brosnan). Directed by Roman Polanski, this thriller is based on a book by Robert Harris.
Why Is The Ghost Writer Rated PG-13?
The Ghost Writer is rated PG-13 for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Ghost Writer...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of violence including depictions of shooting and punching (little blood or detail shown).
- One portrayal of torture (some detail shown).
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.
- Some substance abuse.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of The Ghost Writer...
The Ghost Writer releases to DVD and Blu-ray on August 3, 2010.