On the brink of her 15th birthday, Magdalena finds her comfortable existence shattered by the discovery that she's pregnant. Cast out by her parents, the once-privileged teen finds safe haven with a great-granduncle and a gay cousin.
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- 2006 Sundance Film Festival®
- Grand Jury Prize: Drama
- Audience Award: Drama
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; commentary; making-of featurette; deleted scenes; behind-the-scenes featurette.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that the film features discussions of sexual activity, specifically "heavy petting" and the movement of sperm, as a means to explain Magdalena's extremely rare route to pregnancy. A gay couple seduces a young man. Family members argue (especially fathers with children). Family members fight physically. A young man keys someone else's car. Characters use some language, drink, and smoke cigarettes.
- Sexual Content
- Magdalena is pregnant at 14, but has not had intercourse (the film provides a medical explanation for the phenomenon, using terms that include "vagina" and "sperm"). Brief mention of "gay porn sites," references to gay sex (some petting on screen, and a couple lying in bed), and a major plot point concerning a young man's sexual identity; kissing and some caressing between couples (straight and gay).
- A young man is forcefully removed from a party (brief punching and pushing).
- Some use of the f-word, other obscenities.
- Social Behavior
- Young people learn to cope with adults' dedication to tradition.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Characters drink wine and liquor at parties and smoke cigarettes.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it