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

Synopsis

Arabic-language Drama. While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy (Zain Al Rafeea) sues his parents (Kawthar Al Haddad, Fadi Kamel Youssef) for neglect.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context – no blood, little detail
  • Brief breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use; infrequent portrayals of prescription substance use and drug manufacturing – some detail

Thematic elements

  • The impact and cycle of poverty
  • Statelessness
  • The struggle to survive

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and mature subject matter involving child neglect

Classification date

October 17, 2018