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Russian-language Comedy/Romance. A busy gynecologist (Anna Mikhalkova), who is failing to notice that her marriage is falling apart, suddenly finds her life in chaos when her husband (Anton Filipenko) leaves her.

Content elements

  • Infrequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context - no blood or detail; portrayal of an injury - blood and little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - buttock nudity, no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Perspectives in infidelity
  • Navigating relationships
  • Independence and responsibility

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification date

November 25, 2019