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Passion of Mind | 1999 | PG-13 | - 5.0.3

Demi Moore plays a woman who leads two lives -- one as a mother in France and the other as a literary agent in New York -- and is unable to tell which one is real and which one is a fantasy. Also with Stellan Skarsgård, William Fichtner, Peter Riegert, Sinéad Cusack and Matthew Beisner. [1:45]

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Several instances of sexual innuendo and several kisses, often passionate. Twice, a boy quickly kisses a girl on the cheek. A man and woman kiss passionately, then we see them nude but sheet-covered in bed, presumably post-coitus; he starts kissing her neck, back and side, then they have intercourse (we mostly just hear their heavy breathing and see a close-up of the sheets moving as the camera pans down the bed). Two other sex scenes show a man and woman kissing passionately as well as their pleasured facial expressions; in one of the scenes the man kisses the woman's bare stomach (her chest is covered by a shirt) and we see her hand running up his bare back. A woman wakes up alone in bed, moving as if having intercourse. We see the bare shoulders of a man and woman sitting in a bathtub together and talking, a women wearing a semi-transparent tank top, a shirtless man, and a nude but sheet-covered woman in bed (a clothed man is sitting next to her).


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VIOLENCE/GORE 0 - A girl unsuccessfully tries to rouse a sleeping woman; it's implied that she's dead.


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LANGUAGE 3 - An anatomical reference, a couple of scatological references, several mild obscenities and an insult.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Double identity, falling in love, being "analyzed," mother-daughter relationships, being a widow, dreams vs. reality.

MESSAGE - Unresolved issues can manifest themselves in real and peculiar ways.

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