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COVID-19 response: Movie theatres must close

Effective December 13, 2020 some businesses are required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access. This includes movie theatres. These mandatory restrictions apply provincewide and will remain in place until further notice.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June.

For general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Florian Zeller. Drama. Based on the play by Florian Zeller. An aging man (Anthony Hopkins) struggles with dementia as his daughter (Olivia Colman) attempts to care for him.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Father/daughter bonds
  • Perspectives on aging
  • Coping with dementia

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

February 04, 2021