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14A(14A)

Synopsis

Arabic-language Documentary. Amidst air strikes and bombings, a group of female doctors in Ghouta, Syria struggle with systemic sexism while trying to care for the injured using limited resources.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent depictions of injuries and suffering, most involving children, in a war/medical context - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent depictions of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Commitment to a purpose
  • The horrors of war
  • Gender and power

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and suffering in a documentary context

Classification date

October 31, 2019