Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Drama/Comedy. On Christmas eve, a café owner (Valerie Pearson) and a postal worker (Paul Coeur) wait for an old friend (Michael Hogan) to return home after 25 years.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent references to sexual activity - no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context - no blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Reconciling the past
  • Returning home
  • Ego and insensitivity

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language, violence, and substance use

Classification date

December 14, 2018