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14A(14A) Coarse Language

Synopsis

Dir: Lina Roessler. Comedy/Drama. After inheriting her father's struggling publishing house, an ambitious woman (Aubrey Plaza) convinces an aging author (Michael Caine) to let her publish his first manuscript in 40 years.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent references to suicide - little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Preserving legacy
  • Coping with loss
  • The artistic temperament

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent coarse language

Classification date

September 13, 2021

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