Abu

Information and ratings for Abu

PG(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Documentary. A gay, Muslim immigrant (Arshad Khan) discusses his complex relationship with his devout father (Wasi Khan).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of vulgar expressions and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent references to and images of illness and death in a medical context - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent references to and discussions of childhood sexual assault - little detail
  • Infrequent depictions of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Father/son dynamics
  • The immigrant experience
  • Identity and sexuality

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter in a documentary context

Classification date

January 22, 2018