COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to reopen

Stage 2 of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy began on June 12, 2020. Movie theatres are permitted to reopen if they have physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, are encouraged to review these relaunch guidance documents developed by Alberta Health:

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Malayalam-language Comedy/Drama. When his elderly father (Suraj Venjaramoodu) has difficulty taking care of himself, an engineer (Soubin Shahir) borrows a robot from his workplace to help care for him.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Father/son bonds
  • Loneliness and companionship
  • Technology

Classification rationale

Rated PG for alcohol and tobacco use

Classification date

November 19, 2019