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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Drama. A health inspector (David Thewlis) goes about his work while trying to understand the circumstances that caused his daughter (Laysla De Oliveira) to go to jail.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of self-harm - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - some sound, no nudity or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Uncovering the truth
  • The bonds of family

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification date

January 27, 2020