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Katie Walsh, Tribune News Service on

Published in Parenting News

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'BIRDS OF PARADISE'

Rated R for drug use, sexual content, language and brief nudity.

What it’s about: Two teenage girls compete for the top prize at a Paris ballet school

The kid attractor factor: Teens will be drawn to this sexy and sordid tale of competitive ballet

Good lessons/bad lessons: It's okay to break with the system and follow your heart. You are your only advocate.

Violence: Some slapping, fisticuffs, fighting, references to suicide

 

Language: Swearing throughout

Sex: A few sex scenes, some nudity

Drugs: Drug use (pills, etc.), smoking and drinking throughout

Parents’ advisory: This is aimed at a young adult/teen audience, and it's okay for teens of all ages, but it does contain some racy material including sex and drug material so be aware of that for your teenager.

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