14A(14A) Coarse Language


Drama. A journalist (Thandie Newton) interviews an author (Ben Schnetzer) about his childhood (Jacob Tremblay) correspondence with a troubled actor (Kit Harrington).

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, some in a bullying context - some blood, little detail
  • Portrayal of a sexually suggestive scene - no nudity, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and prescription drug use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Mother/son bonds
  • Public versus private lives
  • Perspectives on fame

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

August 08, 2019