14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

Korean/English-language Drama. In a prison camp during the Korean War, an American soldier (Jared Grimes) forms a dance troupe with a North Korean soldier (Do Kyung-soo), two civilians (Park Hye-su, Oh Jung-se), and a Chinese soldier (Kim Min-Ho).

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and ethno-cultural slurs in a historical context; infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a war context – blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • The impact of ideological differences
  • Survival
  • Skill, talent, and escape

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent, aggressive coarse language and detailed violence all in a historical context

Classification date

December 19, 2018