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Harvey Milk became San Francisco's first openly homosexual city supervisor in 1977. This dramatized biography follows the life and career of the political figure.

MPAA Rating: R for language, some sexual content and brief violence.

Milk

Release Date: 5 December 2008

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Synopsis:

Harvey Milk became San Francisco's first openly homosexual city supervisor in 1977. This dramatized biography follows the life and career of the political figure.

Cast: Sean Penn, Victor Garber, Josh Brolin.

Content Information:

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

Violence:

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence (some blood and detail shown).

- Depictions of shootings and hand-to-hand conflict.

- Brief portrayal of corpse.

- A suicide is implied.

- Occasional upsetting and disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of implied sexual activity.

- Buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Partial or full nudity in a brief sexual situation

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Frequent use of crude sexual language.

- Frequent use of slurs including derogatory references to sexual orientation.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Infrequent portrayals of and references to the use of illegal drugs for recreational purposes.

- Tobacco use is depicted.

Home Video Notes: Milk releases to DVD and Blu-ray on 3 March 2009.

Of Special Note:

To learn more about the real life and death of Harvey Milk, check this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_Milk

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