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14A(14A) Brutal Violence

Synopsis

Korean-language Drama. An account of the events leading up to the 1979 assassination of the President of South Korea (Sung-min Lee) by the head of the Korean intelligence agency (Lee Byung-hun).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, scatological slang, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent, brutal portrayals of hand-to-hand and gun violence - much blood, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Dictatorships and revolution
  • Personal and public motivations
  • The history of South Korea

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for brutal, bloody violence

Classification date

February 04, 2020