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Polish-language Drama. After leaving a juvenile detention centre, where he helped the centre's priest with the services, a former convict (Bartosz Bielenia) poses as a priest in a small town.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of vulgar expressions and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence – blood and some brutal detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – breast and buttock nudity, detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and illegal substance use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Escaping one's past
  • Faith and community

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for detailed sexual content and violence

Classification date

February 27, 2020