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MPAA Rated PG-13 for thematic content and some scary images

Sex & Nudity

  • In a hospital, we see a nurse and another person help a woman (whose back is to the camera) take off her shirt, and we see her spinal column and how emaciated she is. (Her front is not shown.)
  • None. No sex or Nudity.

Violence & Gore

  • Some stories are told where people are killed. The drawings are shown with some blood.
  • Theres a scene where at the end of the school day Conner is greeted by his bullies and they act a little violent by pushing him to the floor and kicking him


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The entire film is very sad.


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • It shows upsetting depictions of a boys kind -hearted mother having cancer and also in school he doesnt have any friends and is being bullied and in the end his mother dies, little bit to sad for a PG 13 movie
  • There are scenes of moderate threat as a huge tree comes to life and appears to directly threaten a boy. There are also repeated images, in dream sequences, of a collapsing building and crumbling ground which leaves the boy's mother clinging to a ledge above a chasm.
  • There are scenes of emotional distress in which a boy has to come to terms with his mother's condition.

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