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14A(14A) Sexual Content, Coarse Language


Comedy. Through a series of nested stories, a young lobby boy (Tony Revolori) recounts his adventures being mentored by a legendary concierge (Ralph Fiennes) at a famous European hotel between the wars.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, scatological slang, sexual slurs and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence with some blood and detail; infrequent portrayals of violence towards animals
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity with some detail and no nudity; infrequent artistic representations of sexual activity with breast and frontal nudity and some detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use

Thematic elements

  • Appearance and civility
  • Nostalgia and storytelling
  • Preserving the past through oral tradition

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for sexual content and coarse language

Classification date

February 26, 2014

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