A Prairie Home Companion Movie Poster
  • Released
  • June 9, 2006
  • PG-13, 1 hr 45 min
  • Comedy
  • 156 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that this drama explores the idea of death, featuring a metaphorical figure (a woman in a white raincoat who is both an "angel of death" and a dead woman brought to temporary life). One character writes poems about suicide, another dies backstage, asleep in a chair, and others respond with tears on discovering his body (the dead man had arranged for a sexual interlude). The on-stage radio show includes bawdy jokes about sex (mostly using euphemisms) and minor quarrelling between former lovers and sisters. Characters smoke and drink liquor. A cowboy performer holds a prop gun. Mild language (one s-word, some uses of "hell" and "damn"), including sexual and body parts references.

  • POSITIVE MESSAGES
  • VIOLENCE
  • SEX
  • LANGUAGE
  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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