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Clive Owen Distressed With 'R' Rating for 'Trust'

March 23, 2011 07:42:01 GMT

Owen, who portrays a father of a daughter targeted by an online sexual predator on the drama movie, is disappointed at the given rating since he admits the story will benefit teenagers.


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Actor Clive Owen is upset his hard-hitting new movie drama "Trust" has been given a restrictive 'R' rating - because he feels teenagers should see the film. The Brit plays a doting dad whose daughter meets up with an Internet pen pal only to find he's a sick 40-something sexual predator pretending to be a teen - and he's convinced young Internet users would benefit from the story.

Unfortunately, the U.S. rating means youngsters won't get a chance. The "Children of Men" star says, "We tried to appeal to that because it is a film that teenagers should see, but that's the rating."

On another news, Owen showed off his heavy-duty mustache during his appearance on the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", March 22 and said to the host, "It's for the part... I'm playing Ernest Hemingway."


 




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