14A(14A) Coarse Language, Substance Abuse

Synopsis

Drama. While in rehab, an actor (Lucas Hedges) reflects on his years as a child star (Noah Jupe) and his volatile father.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual or aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, some in a child abuse context – no blood, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and cannabis use, some involving children; infrequent portrayals of illegal substance use in an addiction context – some detail; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in recreational and addiction contexts

Thematic elements

  • Public versus private lives
  • Father/son bonds
  • Addiction and trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language, substance abuse, and some violence

Classification date

November 21, 2019