The English Patient

1996 161 Mins Audio: English Maturity Rating 16+
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Watch or Download The English Patient 1996. Director Anthony Minghella, Cast Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe,

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics. Movie The English Patient

Drama, Romance, War,

World War II,

cairo, egypt, identity, amnesia, world war ii, burn, landmine, expedition, cave, sandstorm, cave painting, prisoner of war, map, mine clearer, hearing, desert scientist, intelligence, traitor, airplane, secret love, desert,

The English Patient Parent guide
MPAA Reason
Rated R for sexuality, some violence and language.

BBFC Reason
Contains strong language, violence and moderate sex

Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
A woman is cheating on her husband with another man. A woman takes her clothes and she is fully nude when enters a bathtub with another man who is naked. Full frontal nudity breasts and pubic hair is shown. A sex scene while both are standing and thrusting can be seen. There are brief scenes of nudity, including partial female frontal nudity (breasts, buttocks,) on a few occasions. There are a few sex scenes,not too revealing. Some of the scenes include nudity. A man asks a woman to perform oral sex, no nudity is shown.

Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
At the beginning of the film, a man is shown with his skin burnt off. Very graphic. For the rest of the film he is disfigured and scarred all over. Disturbing images of injured and dead bodies. War scenes with explosions, shooting. A car explodes. A mans dead body is seen. Men are searching for mines throughout the movie. These scenes are usually quite intense. A man is killed by a mine. Another one is slightly wounded. He is seen covered with blood. The actual explosion takes place offscreen. A man is hit on the back of his head. He falls unconscious. A man brutally punches another than strangles him with a pair of handcuffs.

Profanity Reason
5 uses of fuck, mainly as an expletive, twice sexually.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Pilots drink champagne. People drink cocktails and champagne in a bar. A man turns up drunk at a dinner while others there are drinking champagne. People and soldiers drink after hearing that the Germans have surrendered. Some smoking. Smoking/alcohol/ drugs minimal

Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
Although there are a number of disturbing and intense scenes, the general tone of the film is not violent or scary. The film can be very emotionally intense and upsetting. Caravaggio's interrogation and torture scene is very emotionally intense and upsetting. There are several intense scenes, everything though is fairly mild.

Miramax, Tiger Moth Productions,

United Kingdom, United States of America,




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