Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter, Not Recommended For Young Children


Comedy/Drama. Based on the book ‘Caging Skies’ by Christine Leunens. In World War II era Germany, a member of the Hitler Youth young boy (Roman Griffin Davis), discovers that his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is protecting a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie).

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some involving animals, most in a historical context – little blood and detail; infrequent references to suicide – no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • Empathy
  • Coping with loss
  • Identity and belonging

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language, violence, and mature subject matter

Classification date

October 07, 2019