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Documentary. Musician Robbie Robertson and contemporaries discuss the history and influence of roots rock band The Band.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent depictions of and references to tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drug use - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Fraternal bonds
  • Creativity and collaboration
  • The history of popular music

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for drug and alcohol references in an addiction context

Classification date

October 23, 2019