14A(14A) Sexual Violence

Synopsis

Hindi-language Drama. A lawyer (Akshaye Khanna) agrees to defend a filmmaker (Rahul Bhat) accused of sexual assault by a member of his crew (Meera Chopra).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual assault – no nudity, some detail; portrayal of self-harm – no blood, some detail; infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a civil unrest context – no blood, little detail

Thematic elements

  • The law versus justice
  • Uncovering the truth
  • Gender and power

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for sexual violence in a dramatic context

Classification date

September 12, 2019