14A(14A) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Documentary. In 1984 Seattle, homeless youth discuss their daily lives and the circumstances that brought them to where they are.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in an aggressive or sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent depictions of and references to hand-to-hand violence - no blood, little detail
  • Frequent references to child prostitution and child sexual abuse - little detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent depictions of tobacco use; infrequent depictions of and references to illegal drug use - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Cycles of poverty
  • Survival
  • Coping with trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and mature subject matter relating to homelessness and child prostitution

Classification date

September 04, 2019