14A(14A) Mature Subject Matter


Mandarin-language Drama. Based on the novel 'Young and Beautiful' by Jiu Yuexi. A bullied teenage girl (Zhou Dongyu) forms an unlikely friendship with a mysterious young man (Jackson Yee) who protects her from her assailants, all while she copes with the pressures of her final examinations.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, often in a bullying context, some in a suicide context - little blood and detail
  • Portrayal of a sexual assault - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Bullying and harassment
  • Coping with trauma
  • Dealing with pressures and expectations

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for mature subject matter, coarse language, and violence

Classification date

November 06, 2019