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14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language

Synopsis

Korean-language Comedy/Thriller. An impoverished family (Song Kang-ho, Jang Hye-jin, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam) comes up with a scheme to gain employment with a wealthy family (Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Jung Hyun-joon, Jung Ji-so).

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual references – no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context; infrequent references to illegal drug use – no detail

Thematic elements

  • Class and privilege
  • Family dynamics
  • Appearances versus reality

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language, as well as some sexual content

Classification date

October 15, 2019