14A(14A) Violence, Mature Subject Matter


Short Film Compilation. The five Academy-nominated short films are "Fauve" (Canada), "Detainment" (Ireland), "Marguerite" (Canada), "Madre" (Spain), and "Skin" (US).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and ethno-cultural slurs.
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and gun violence - some blood and detail; frequent descriptions of hand-to-hand and weapons violence involving children - impact and some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Variety of cinematic expression
  • Uncovering the truth
  • The loss of innocence

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language, violence, and mature subject matter in a dramatic context

Classification date

January 29, 2019