Breaking the Waves Movie Poster
  • Released
  • October 4, 1996
  • R, 2 hr 39 min
  • Drama

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Breaking the Waves Synopsis

A paralyzed seaman (Stellan Skarsgard) asks his shy Scottish wife (Emily Watson) to take lovers.

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Rated R

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Common Sense Media says

Gloomy '90s drama has cursing, nudity, mature themes.

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