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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Dir: Tracey Deer. Drama. In 1990, a young Mohawk girl (Kiawentiio) is forced to grow up fast, as she lives through the Oka Crisis at Kanesatake.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in an aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - no blood, some detail
  • Portrayal of self-harm - little blood and detail
  • Portrayal of a sexual assault - no nudity or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context - some involving minors

Thematic elements

  • Coming of Age
  • Racism
  • Canadian history

Classification rationale

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

Classification date

July 14, 2021

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