Never Steady, Never Still

Information and ratings for Never Steady, Never Still

14A(14A) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter


Drama. While her son (Théodore Pellerin) is away working in the oil field, a woman (Shirley Henderson) with Parkinson's disease struggles to provide for herself.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, developmental slurs, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal substance use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Living with long term illness
  • Parent/child bonds

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and some sexual content

Classification date

January 10, 2018