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14A(14A) Violence

Synopsis

Dir: Rao Xiaozhi. Mandarin-language Crime/Comedy. When an assassin (Andy Lau) loses his memory, an unsuccessful actor (Xiao Yang) exchanges identities with him.

Content elements

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

Thematic elements

  • Appearance versus reality
  • Willpower and circumstance
  • Teamwork

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent portrayals of violence

Classification date

March 22, 2021