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14A(14A) Substance Abuse, Coarse Language


Drama. After his mother's (Neve Campbell) death, a young man (Alex Wolff) befriends his drug addicted neighbour (Imogen Poots).

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and gun violence - no blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of illegal and prescription substance abuse - detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Addiction

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for substance abuse and coarse language

Classification date

February 11, 2020