14A(14A) Substance Abuse

Synopsis

Spanish-language Drama. While struggling with a series of medical afflictions, a filmmaker (Antonio Banderas) reflects on his life and career.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence - little blood and detail
  • Infrequent male frontal and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent, detailed portrayals of illegal substance and prescription drug abuse; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The life of the artist
  • Memory and reflection
  • Art imitating life

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed substance use

Classification date

October 23, 2019