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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Kirby Dick
Kirby Dick
John Waters
Atom Egoyan
Kimberly Peirce
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Running Time
97 minutes

This Film Is Not Yet Rated
Documentary to expose the workings behind the American film ratings board.


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This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Plot
Frustrated by the manner in which the Motion Picture Association Of America (MPAA) rates films, a documentarist hires a private detective to expose the members of an unaccountable panel of mostly non-film experts whose identities are kept as secret as their political and religious affiliations.


Verdict
Packed with amusing graphics, animated sequences and damning testimonies, this is a landmark denunciation of Hollywood infantilisation and protectionism.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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