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Shadow of the Wolf | 1993 | PG-13 | - 4.4.0

Lou Diamond Phillips stars as a young Inuit Eskimo who is coming of age and coming to terms with the encroachment of the white man.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Four sex scenes without nudity, but with lots of groaning and moving under covers. We also see the birth of a baby, but it is mostly under wraps.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A fist fight between father and son and two murders -- one by knife during a fight and one by a gunshot in the back; some blood in both. There are several disturbing scenes including a bloody fight with a polar bear and a bloody wolf attack in which a character's face is bitten. Also, a whale hunt with spears.


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LANGUAGE 0 - None.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Murder, prejudice, alcoholism, suicide.

MESSAGE - Putting the good of the community ahead of the good of the individual and learning to let go of anger.

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