Citizenfour

Information and ratings for Citizenfour

PG(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language

Synopsis

Documentary. Filmmaker Laura Poitras follows whistleblower Edward Snowden, as he releases information about the NSA's global surveillance programs through journalists including Glenn Greenwald, and as that story spreads internationally.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing

Thematic elements

  • Democracy and transparency
  • Privacy and control
  • The individual and the state
  • The media and responsibility

Classification rationale

Rated PG for infrequent coarse language

Classification date

November 18, 2014