Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Substance Abuse, Mature Subject Matter


Drama. After witnessing the death of a fan, an actress (Gena Rowlands) in a new production begins exhibiting erratic behaviour.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, some in a performance context - some blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with grief
  • Guilt and regret
  • Perspectives on aging

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language, substance abuse, and coarse language.

Classification date

July 24, 2019