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Season of the Witch

Released

Jan 07, 2011

Latest Home Video

Jun 28, 2011

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Peter Goddard, Dominic Sena

Cast

Nicolas Cage
Ron Perlman
Claire Foy

Studio

2011 Lionsgate

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Still shot from the movie: Season of the Witch.

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Synopsis

In the hope of stopping the Black Plague from continuing to spread across his homeland, a returning Crusader (Nicolas Cage) and his companion (Ron Pearlman) accept a request from church officials to escort an accused witch (Clair Foy), suspected of causing the problem, to an isolated abbey.

Content Details

Why Is Season of the Witch Rated PG-13?

Season of the Witch is rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and disturbing content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Season of the Witch...

Violence: Hand-to-hand combat is frequently and graphically portrayed with characters impaled, decapitated and slashed with swords and knives. Numerous battle injuries and dead corpses are also shown, including those of women and children. Three women are hanged and then drowned. A man is attacked and killed by an occult figure. Another man has his neck snapped. Barebacked men scourge themselves with whips. Soldiers shoot arrows at men. Many characters are shown with pustules and other open sores covering their face and bodies. Dead, rotting corpses are seen frequently. A man is locked in the stocks for swindling others. A woman attacks and chokes several characters. She is later hit over the head and knocked out. A man’s hand is stabbed and nailed to a plank. A dog chews on a dead body. Wolves attack men and kill one. A rope rips the skin from a man’s hands leaving them raw and bloody. A man is repeatedly stabbed in the back and blood oozes from his chest. A character is engulfed in flames.Humans fight with demonic figures.

Sexual Content: A naked woman is briefly shown without explicit detail. A man comments on a sexual encounter with a woman.

Language: The script contains infrequent profanities, scatological slang and some terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Men are briefly shown drinking in a bar. Men later take a drink from a flask.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Season of the Witch.

The religious crusades of the 14th century play a part in the plots of other movies such as Indian Jones and the Last Crusade, Robin Hood,  and the spoof Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence.
AB 14A Violence.
MB 14A Violence, Gory Scenes.
ON 14A Violence.
QC 13+
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Season of the Witch...

Season of the Witch releases to DVD and Blu-ray on June 28, 2011.Bonus materials include:

- Feature commentary

- Becoming the Demon

- Deleted scenes

- On a Crusade

- Alternate ending

- Theatrical trailer

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