Quotes from here
The controversy over Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 just won’t go away. The film, which is being advertised with the strapline “Controversy? What controversy?”, has been rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America, meaning no one under 17 can see it.
That’s simply not true. Those under 17 can see the film, if accompanied by an adult.
The rating came partly because the film shows images of US soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners[...]
Er, the images of abuse are not the main reason for the rating. The R rating was more due to numerous photos of dead, mangled Iraqis as well as the beheading of a man…
(Leave it to The Guardian to falsely paint a picture of there being some sort of right-wing political censorship afoot…)
Meanwhile, in the United Arab Emirates, the film is being offered the kind of support it doesn’t need. According to Screen International, the UAE-based distributor Front Row Entertainment has been contacted by organisations related to the Hezbollah in Lebanon with offers of help.
Is anyone else not surprised that rabid anti-American terrorists absolutely love Michael Moore’s work?