COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to reopen

Stage 2 of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy began on June 12, 2020. Movie theatres are permitted to reopen if they have physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, are encouraged to review these relaunch guidance documents developed by Alberta Health:

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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Filipino-language Drama. A mentally disabled man (Aga Muhlach) is separated from his daughter (Xia Vigor, Bela Padilla), after he is falsely accused of murdering a young girl.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence – no blood, little detail; infrequent portrayals of accidental injuries – some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent references to child sexual assault – not detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions – no nudity, little detail

Thematic elements

  • Father/daughter bonds
  • The pursuit of justice

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some violence and mature subject matter

Classification date

January 16, 2020