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.

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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Gallegan/Spanish-language. An arsonist (Amador Arias) on parole returns home to his aging mother (Benedicta Sánchez) and finds the local community silently shunning him for past crimes.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - little blood, no detail; infrequent portrayals of a peril in a disaster context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Mother/son bonds
  • Isolation

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

February 12, 2020