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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)

Synopsis

Documentary. A look at the impact of fat shaming, prejudice, discrimination, and prevailing attitudes and beliefs about body diversity in contemporary Western popular culture.

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 breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context
  • Infrequent portrayals and depictions of crude bodily functions - detail

Thematic elements

  • Confronting and combating stigma
  • Acceptance, diversity, and respect
  • Prejudice and stereotypes

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and nudity in a documentary context

Classification date

November 12, 2019