Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Documentary. Filmmaker Ginger Gentile examines the role US courts play in the emotional and financial well-being of parents and children going through difficult divorces.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a cinematic context; infrequent depictions of gun violence in a documentary context - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent references to self-harm in a documentary context - little detail
  • Infrequent depictions of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The effects of divorce
  • Parent/child bonds
  • Perspectives on the justice system

Classification rationale

Rated PG for tobacco use, coarse language, and mature subject matter in a documentary context

Classification date

October 02, 2019