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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Sexual Content


Drama. After an affluent family (Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Oona Roche, Charlie Shotwell) relocates to England from the US, tensions rise as they attempt to settle into their new lives.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Breif portrayal of gun violence in an animal euthenasia context - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of an animal corpse - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast nudity, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context, some involving minors

Thematic elements

  • Appearances versus reality
  • Affluence
  • Greed and ego

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and sexual content

Classification date

September 10, 2020