14A(14A) Disturbing Content

Synopsis

French/Kurdish/Arabic-language Drama. A French war journalist (Emmanuelle Bercot) follows a group of Kurdish women (Golshifteh Farahani) fighting to take back their homeland from Muslim extremists.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions and developmental slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, most in a war context, some in a suicide context – blood, distress, and some detail
  • Infrequent references to sexual assault – little detail

Thematic elements

  • Perspectives on motherhood
  • The horrors of war
  • Commitment and dedication

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and some disturbing content

Classification date

December 12, 2018