18A(18A) Sexual Content


French-language Drama. In 1990s Paris, a group of AIDS activists (Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz) stage demonstrations to bring awareness to the disease and campaign for transparency with the pharmaceutical companies working on treatments.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence
  • Infrequent, detailed portrayals of sexual activity – buttock nudity
  • Brief, sexual portrayals of buttock and male genital nudity in a PSA context
  • Infrequent portrayals if alcohol, tobacco, and drugs use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Activism and social justice
  • The value of life
  • Living will terminal illness

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for detailed sexual content

Classification date

March 05, 2018