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14A(14A) Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Comedy/Drama. Determined to become the leader of the Dominion of Canada, a young W.L. Mackenzie King (Dan Beirne) rises to power.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, some involving animals – blood, decapitation, and some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in recreational and historical contexts
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Dedication to a purpose
  • Aspiring to greatness
  • Canadian history

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for sexual content and some mature themes and imagery

Classification date

December 16, 2019