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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Nudity, Mature Subject Matter


French-language Drama. In 18th century France, a painter (Noémie Merlant) travels to a remote island to paint a young woman's (Adèle Haenel) portrait.

Content elements

  • Infrequent portrayals of abortion – no nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes – breast nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in historical and recreational contexts

Thematic elements

  • Longing and belonging
  • Love and desire
  • Freedom and independence

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some sexually suggestive scenes and nudity, as well as some mature subject matter involving abortion

Classification date

January 22, 2020