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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Violence

Synopsis

Korean-language Drama/Crime. Based on the play by Kim Kwang-rim. In 1986, a detective (Song Kang-ho) investigates a series of sexually-motivated murders.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence - little blood, some detail
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references to sexual assault - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Dedication to a purpose
  • The search for the truth

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language, violence, sexual content, and mature subject matter

Classification date

October 06, 2020