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The White Ribbon

Released

Dec 30, 2009

Latest Home Video

Jun 29, 2010

MPAA Rating

R

Director

Christian Friede

Cast

Christian Friede
Michael Haneke

Studio

2009 Sony Pictures Classics

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Still shot from the movie: The White Ribbon.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.

Synopsis

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?

Content Details

Why Is The White Ribbon Rated R?

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

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The White Ribbon...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
Violence:
- 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
Language:
- Use of mild profanity.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Violence.
AB 14A Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Not Recommended for Young Children
ON 14A Sexual Content, Disturbing Content, Subtitled,
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The White Ribbon...

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

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