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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Frightening Scenes


Mandarin-language Fantasy/Animated. An immortal warrior (voice of Zheng Xi) must protect a young girl from a demon.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, often in a fantasy context – little blood, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of monsters, transformations, and frightening scenes in a fantasy context – some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions in a comedic context – little detail

Thematic elements

  • Good versus evil
  • Honour and duty
  • Uncovering the truth

Classification rationale

Rated PG for genre violence and frightening scenes

Classification date

February 04, 2020