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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

French-language Drama. A police officer (Damien Bonnard) joins a street crimes unit only to find tension between various groups in the Montfermeil neighbourhood, including a strong anti-police sentiment that leads to an out-of-control situation.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual references – little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • Injustice
  • Prejudice

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and violence

Classification date

January 16, 2020