Insult, The

Information and ratings for Insult, The

14A(14A) Coarse Language

Synopsis

Arabic-language Drama. After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian (Adel Karam) and a Palestinian refugee (Kamel El Basha) escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of vulgar expressions; infrequent use of scatological slang and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - no blood or detail; infrequent portrayals of wounds and corpses in a historical context - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Prejudice and anger
  • Disagreement and perspective
  • The history and politics of Lebanon

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification date

February 01, 2018