PG(Parental Guidance) Substance Abuse


Spanish-language Documentary. The life of pioneering singer Chavela Vargas, from her birth in Costa Rica in 1919 to her death in Mexico in 2012.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of vulgar expressions and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual, pictorial context
  • Frequent depictions and discussions of alcohol use in an addiction context; infrequent depictions of tobacco use in a documentary context

Thematic elements

  • Gender, sexuality, and identity
  • Self-expression through music
  • The impact of addiction

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and frequent references to alcohol addiction in a documentary context

Classification date

December 08, 2017