Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Drama/Biography. During World War II, an Austrian farmer (August Diehl), opposed to the Nazis, becomes a conscientious objector when he is drafted into the German army.

Content elements

  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence - little blood or detail; infrequent depictions of explosions and corpses in a newsreel context - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Conscience and resistance
  • Courage and social pressure
  • Morality and ethics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter and some violence

Classification date

December 02, 2019