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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Sexual Content


French-language Drama. The interpersonal dynamics of a group of young adults are explored, as one of their number (Xavier Dolan) is about to leave town.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, scatological slang, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - no nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent non-sexual breast, buttock, and female genital nudity in a pictorial and entertainment context - little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of smoking, cannabis use, and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail; infrequent portrayals of illegal substance use in a recreational context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Friendship and acceptance
  • The families we make
  • Love and desire

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language, substance abuse, and sexual content

Classification date

October 25, 2019