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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter

Synopsis

Dir: Stephan Elliott. Comedy/Drama. Three drag performers (Hugo Weaving, Terence Stamp, Guy Pearce) leave the city and drive across Australia in a bus on their way to a gig.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual harrassment and attempted sexual assault, some involving children - some detail, no blood; infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - little detail, no blood
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - no nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of illegal substance use in a recreational context - some detail; frequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • The families we make
  • Acceptance and belonging
  • Gender and performance

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

June 22, 2021

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