This film adaption of a Broadway musical is about Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis). He may be a world famous film director, but the man isn't directing his private life with quite the same polish. Nor would he like the spotlight to be pointed at the many women who play a role there, such as his wife (Marion Cotillard), his mistress (Penelope Cruz), and his mother (Sophia Loren).
Why Is Nine Rated PG-13?
Nine is rated PG-13 PG-13 for sexual content and smoking.
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This Broadway adaptation includes numerous depictions of women wearing skimpy costumes and other revealing clothing. Characters engage in erotic dance moves and some sexually suggestive conversations. Young boys pay a woman to perform a striptease act for them. At least two married couples are involved in adulterous relationships. A woman attempts to entice a man up to her room. Characters smoke frequently, as well as drink in social settings and at home. On one occasion a character misuses pharmaceutical drugs. A religious leader beats a child with a stick as punishment for misbehavior. The script contains infrequent profanities and several terms of Christian Deity.
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Nine is based on the Broadway Musical 8½, which was inspired by Federico Fellini’s semi-autobiographical work.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Release Date: 4 May 2010
Nine releases to DVD and Blur-ray with the following extras:
-Commentary with Director Rob Marshall and Producer John DeLuca
- The Incomparable Daniel Day Lewis
- The Women of Nine
- Director Rob Marshall
- Behind the Look of Nine
- The Dancers of Nine
- The Choreography of "Be Italian"
- Making of "Cinema Italiano"
- The Choreography of "Cinema Italiano"
-Music Video: Cinema Italiano, Take It All and Unusual Way.
The Blu-ray release of Nine also includes:
-Featurette: Sophia Loren Remembers Cinecitta Studios
-Screen Actor’s Guild Q&A Session
-movieIQ +sync featuring the "NINE" playlist