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The Summer House | 1994 | NR | - 4.3.2

Similar in style to last year's "Enchanted April," "The Summer House" is a story about unrequited love.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Several brief sex scenes, where the people involved are fully clothed (they are done in a comedic fashion, and they are not explicit). A woman daydreams that her fiance serves her breakfast in the nude (the scene is suggestive, but we don't see anything). And several flashback scenes where a young woman thinks about having sex with her lover; no nudity.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - Only one scene has some gore: There's a human sacrifice/murder scene and a brief shot of a rather bloody woman lying in a crocodile pit with her neck slit.


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LANGUAGE 2 - A few mild profanities.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Adultery, murder, growing pains (of young and old).

MESSAGE - If you follow your heart, you can't go wrong.

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