The Virgin Suicides
Ronald and Sara Lisbon are raising five alluring, adolescent daughters on a short leash in 1970s suburbia. When the youngest, Cecilia, kills herself, Sara attempts to shelter the rest of them from intrigued neighborhood boys.
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- Sofia Coppola
- This movie is
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; 2 theatrical trailers; "The Making Of The Virgin Suicides" featurette; "Playground Love" music video by Air; photo gallery.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie's theme may be very upsetting to teens, some of whom may think it suggests that suicide is a romantic and powerful response to overly strict parents. In addition to the overall theme of sexual longing and repression, there are some sexual references and situations. One character smokes pot constantly (he is shown as an adult in a treatment center for substance abuse). Teenagers smoke and drink.
- Sexual Content
- A theme of the movie is sexual longing and repression; teen has indiscriminate sex.
- Theme of suicide is very upsetting, a few explicit images.
- Brief language.
- Social Behavior
- The serious subject matter regarding suicide makes this film for mature teens only.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Teen drinking and smoking; teen smokes pot constantly and develops substance abuse problem.
- 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