The Virgin Suicides

2000 R 1h 37m Blu-ray / DVD

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The Virgin Suicides

2000 R 1h 37m Blu-ray / DVD
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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.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Subtitles
English
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 17+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
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Reviews

age 17+

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.

Violence

Theme of suicide is very upsetting, a few explicit images.

Language

Brief language.

Social Behavior

The serious subject matter regarding suicide makes this film for mature teens only.

Consumerism

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 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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