The Last Days of Disco

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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age 16+

Bittersweet, slow-moving period piece has sex, drugs.

R 1998 114 minutes

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age 16+

Rated 'R' but OK for older teens

I wouldn't let my 13 year old watch this; however, this 1990's R-rated film is not as graphic as many of today's R's. I might have pushed the age down to 15+; however, the Common Sense Media review missed one very brief instance of "full-frontal" nudity. Violence is present but not at all extreme. Drug use is a part of the story but not overt. While drinking is prevalent, even among these 'clubbing' 20-somethings, there is very little evidence of heavy drinking or inebriation. Conversations about STDs are subtle and may pass unnoticed by younger teens but still not a movie for them. This is a quirky and, at times, awkward movie - but it seems to be the director's intent. Good messages about friendships and relationships emerge through the trials and tribulations faced by the characters. I enjoyed the film more and more as it progressed.

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