Pieces of April

2003 PG-13 1h 20m DVD

Pieces of April

2003 PG-13 1h 20m DVD
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Reformed wild child April Burns attempts to make Thanksgiving dinner -- while battling a temperamental oven -- for her estranged suburban family at her grungy New York apartment and anticipates introducing them to her new boyfriend, Bobby.
Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke, Alison Pill, Sean Hayes, Oliver Platt, John Gallagher Jr., Alice Drummond, Sisqo, Lillias White, Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Peter Hedges
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1
English, Spanish (Neutral), French
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie has some strong language, some off-screen violence, medicinal marijuana and some brief but graphic nudity. Emotionally, this could be tough since it involves troubled parent/child relationships and the finality of death.

Sexual Content

Unmarried couple co-habitate, some brief graphic images of nudity.


Off-screen violent encounter.


Some strong language.

Social Behavior


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Reference to drug dealer, social drinking.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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