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‘Lady Bird’ gets censored for Australian release

By Johnny Lieu


For a country which throws around the c-word like it’s going out of fashion, Australians won’t be able to hear it said in the critically-acclaimed Lady Bird.

Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated film has been cut by Universal Pictures to satisfy an M rating in the country, replacing the word “c**t” with “cooze” and removing some explicit nudity, as noted first by Facebook page Media Censorship in Australia.

That’s compared to the U.S., where the film has been given an R rating by the MPAA.

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