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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Mature Subject Matter


Hindi-language Drama. After surviving an acid attack, a young woman (Deepika Padukone) joins an NGO to help acid attack survivors and petitions the courts to ban the sale of acid in India.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of acid attacks – some detail and suffering; infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in a civil unrest context – no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent references to sexual assault – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with trauma
  • Commitment and perseverance
  • Gender and power

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some detailed violence and mature subject matter

Classification date

January 06, 2020