This Film is Not Yet Rated

This Film is Not Yet Rated

Score: 1 / 10
Released: January 19, 2007
Director: Kirby Dick
Producer: Eddie Schmidt
Studio: Mongrel Media
Cast: Kirby Dick, Darren Aronofsky, Maria Bello, Atom Egoyan, John Waters, Mary Harron, Wayne Kramer, Kimberly Peirce, Kevin Smith, Matt Stone
Genre: Documentary
Length: 97 minutes
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This Film is Not Yet Rated Overview

The documentary asks whether Hollywood movies and independent films are rated equally for comparable content; whether sexual content in gay-themed movies is given harsher ratings penalties than their heterosexual counterparts; whether it makes sense that extreme violence is given an R rating while sexuality is banished to the cutting room floor; whether Hollywood studios receive detailed directions as to how to change an NC-17 film into an R, while independent film producers are left guessing; and finally, whether keeping the raters and the rating process secret leaves the MPAA entirely unaccountable for its decisions.