Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Drama. Based on the book 'Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock Nā€™ Roll' by Sarfraz Manzoor. In 1987, a working class British Pakistani teenager (Viveik Kalra) discovers the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Portrayal of hand-to-hand violence ā€“ some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in recreational and historical contexts
  • Portrayal of a crude bodily function ā€“ no nudity, little detail

Thematic elements

  • Father/son bonds
  • The immigrant experience
  • Finding your voice
  • Belonging

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some coarse language, violence, and crude content

Classification date

July 18, 2019