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Not suitable under 12; parental guidance to 14 (themes, language, sexual references)
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|Children under 12||Not suitable due to themes, language and some sexual references.|
|Children aged 12–14||Parental guidance recommended due to themes, language and some sexual references.|
|Children over the age of 14||Ok for this age group.|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines. Other classification advice (OC) is provided where the Australian film classification is not available.
|Name of movie:||Wild Mountain Thyme|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild themes and coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Rosemary Muldoon (Emily Blunt) is head over heels in love with her neighbour, Anthony Reilly (Jamie Dornan), and has been since they were children. Despite Rosemary’s obvious affection, Anthony remains clueless as to how she feels for him. Things get even more complicated when Anthony’s ailing father (Christopher Walken) toys with the idea of selling his farm to his American nephew Adam (John Hamm), instead of passing it onto his own son. When Adam visits Ireland he is captivated by Rosemary, who is unlike any woman he has ever met, is unimpressed by cars or money and is determined to follow her heart despite the fact that it leads to man who barely knows that she exists. It isn’t until Adam expresses his interest in Rosemary that Anthony finally begins to see what is before him and all that he stands to lose. Unable to fight for what he wants, it is Rosemary who must make him see the possibility of a future, help him share his darkest fears and show him that he is so much more than what he believes himself to be.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
Unrequited love; Death (specifically of a parent); Grief; Foundations for marriage; Facing your fears.
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is some violence in this movie, including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five, including the following:
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes and scary visual images, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged five to eight, including the following:
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are some sexual references in this movie, including:
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is some use of substances in this movie, including:
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
Wild Mountain Thyme is a romantic drama based on a play called Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. While the cinematography showcases the beauty of rural Ireland the dialogue sometimes comes across as stilted and strange. The film is best suited to older teen and adult audiences.
The main messages from this movie are to fight for what you want and to never give up on destiny and what you know in your heart to be true.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
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