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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Arabic/Hebrew language-Comedy. While working as an assistant on a soap opera, an inexperienced man (Kais Nashif) finds himself in over his head when he is promoted to being one of the show's head writers.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Portrayal of a kidnapping – no blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The creative process
  • Art imitating life
  • Israeli/Palestinian relations

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and substance use

Classification date

October 15, 2019