FILM TITLE: THE RAILWAY MAN
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 13 V
DISTRIBUTOR: TIMES MEDIA FILMS
DIRECTOR: JONATHAN TEPLITZKY
MAIN CAST: COLIN FIFTH
NICOLE KIDMAN
LANGUAGE: LOW MILD , IMPACT , INFREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: LOW MILD IMPACT SCENES OF AFFECTION (HUGGING AND KISSING)
VIOLENCE: MODERATE IMPACT , IMPLIED , PSYCHOLOGICAL , PHYSICAL, REALISTIC JUSTIFIED BY CONTEXT OF WAR
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: MATERIAL CONTAINS COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES EXPLORING ISSUES OF POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND THE TRAGEDY OF WAR , CRIMES OF WAR, IMPLIED SUICIDES , LOVE , MARRIAGE , FRIENSHIP, CHANCE FOR JUSTICE, DECISION TO CONFRONT HIS CAPTOR, LETTING GO OF BITTERNESS AND HATE , FORGIVENESS. REALISTIC THEMES OF WAR ARE HANDLED AND TREATED IN REALISTIC SETTINGS DEALING WITH ISSUES OF POST WAR SYNDROME , WAR CRIMES AND CONFRONTATION THAT COULD BE MISLEADING , DISTRESSING , UPSETTING , AND CONFUSING FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. CHILDREN FROM THE AGES OF 13 AND ABOVE WOULD BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY WITH THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF WORLD WAR AND WOULD APPRECIATE. THE STRONG EDUCATIONAL VALUE OF LETTING GO OF BITTERNESS AND HATE AND EMBRACE . THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN TWO INDIVIDUALS WHICH SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE , IF NOT FOR FORGIVENESS.