14A(14A) Violence


Comedy/Drama. While living in a superstitious town, a 15th century puppeteer (Damon Herriman) and his talented wife (Mia Wasikowska) attempt to revitalize their once popular act.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, some in a domestic context - some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol use and smoking in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Gender and power
  • Superstition versus reason
  • Scapegoating

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence

Classification date

March 09, 2020