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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) Coarse Language


Dir: Ben Sharrock. Comedy/Drama. A Syrian refugee (Amir El-Masry) copes with life in remote Scotland as he awaits asylum.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Brief portrayal of a corpse - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use on a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Identity and belonging
  • New beginnings
  • Family dynamics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

March 26, 2021