Documentary/Drama. After a break-up, artist David Hockney struggles to complete his painting 'A Bigger Splash.'

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent depictions of sexual activity - detail and buttock, male genital, and male frontal nudity
  • Frequent buttock, male frontal, and male genital nudity in a non-sexual context; infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent depictions of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context; infrequent references to illegal substance use

Thematic elements

  • The life of the artist
  • Artistic expression
  • Longing and desire

Classification rationale

Rated R for detailed sexual content and nudity

Classification date

August 16, 2019