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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)

Synopsis

Dir: Rebecca Hall. Drama. Based on the novel by Nella Larsen. A Black woman's (Tessa Thompson) life is upended when she reunites with an old friend (Ruth Negga) who is passing for white.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - no detail
  • Portrayal of a death - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent references to lynching - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Race and class
  • Prejudice
  • Loneliness and jealousy

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

November 01, 2021

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