14A(14A) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Drama. The lives of a teenaged girl (Ella Ballentine) and a lonely man (Ryan McDonald) play out in parallel in 1980s Newfoundland.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of profanity, vulgar expressions, cursing, and sexual slurs; infrequent use of sexual references – some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual assault – no nudity, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use in a recreational context – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions – some detail

Thematic elements

  • Navigating adolescence
  • Coping with loneliness
  • Intersecting lives

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

March 06, 2020