Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter, Coarse Language


Short Film Compilation. The five Academy-nominated documentary short films are "In The Absence" (South Korea/USA), "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)" (UK), "Life Overtakes Me" (Sweden/USA), "St. Louis Superman" (USA), and "Walk Run Cha-Cha" (USA).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent depictions of a boat disaster - little detail; infrequent depictions of weapons violence in a war zone context – no blood, little detail
  • Frequent references to police violence, sexual assault, death, and war – no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Variety of cinematic expression
  • Coping with loss and trauma

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter and violence

Classification date

January 23, 2020