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August 18, 1994 | CLAUDIA ELLER, TIMES MOVIE EDITOR
In a highly unusual move, the director and producers of "Jason's Lyric," an upcoming fall release from Gramercy Pictures, took the Motion Picture Assn. of America to task in a radio ad when the ratings board objected to the film's steamy sexual content. The MPAA's Classification and Ratings Administration board had threatened to slap the movie with an NC-17 unless the filmmakers cut some sexually explicit scenes--a demand they ultimately complied with in order to get an R rating.
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August 18, 1994 | CLAUDIA ELLER, TIMES MOVIE EDITOR
In a highly unusual move, the director and producers of "Jason's Lyric," an upcoming fall release from Gramercy Pictures, took the Motion Picture Assn. of America to task in a radio ad when the ratings board objected to the film's steamy sexual content. The MPAA's Classification and Ratings Administration board had threatened to slap the movie with an NC-17 unless the filmmakers cut some sexually explicit scenes--a demand they ultimately complied with in order to get an R rating.
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