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)


Russian-language Comedy. An ill-behaved, greedy man (Milos Bikovic) wakes up in a 19th century village and finds he is a peasant.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of developmental slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, gun, and weapons violence - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Deception and manipulation
  • Ego
  • Personal growth

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

January 17, 2020