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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Horror. After a home invasion leaves their family traumatized, a man (Owain Yeoman) and woman (Katie Holmes) move to an English estate where their son (Christopher Convery) finds a mysterious doll.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to hand violence, some in a horror context - little blood, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of frightening scenes - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Obsession and fixation
  • The real and the unreal

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frightening scenes and violence

Classification date

February 13, 2020