Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Docudrama/Comedy. A well-intentioned, young Canadian couple (Kayla Lorette, Aaron Read) help a family (Abner Pablo, Arnel Pablo, Lovely Pablo, Nilda Pablo) in the Philippines recover from the 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang
  • Infrequent descriptions of and references to a natural disaster and death – no blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals and depictions of alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Climate change
  • Perspectives on helping

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and substance use

Classification date

January 15, 2020