COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to reopen

Stage 2 of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy began on June 12, 2020. Movie theatres are permitted to reopen if they have physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.

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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Drama. A woman (Patty Srisuwan) must care for her adopted grandfather (John Rhys-Davies) who suffers from dementia.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity
  • Infrequent use of sexual references - no detail
  • Infrequent descriptions of and portrayals of death - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with trauma and loss
  • Identity and belonging
  • Family dynamics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

October 16, 2019