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18A(18A) Sexual Content

Synopsis

Dir: Sean Baker. Drama/Comedy. A washed-up porn actor (Simon Rex) returns to his hometown and crashes on the couch of his wife and former acting partner (Bree Elrod).

Content elements

  • Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, many in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of sexual, ethno-cultural, and developmental slurs; frequent use of detailed sexual language
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context - little blood or detail
  • Frequent portrayals of sexual activity and sexually suggestive scenes - much detail, some breast nudity
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, and prescription drug use in a recreational context - some detail; frequent portrayals of cannabis trafficking
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Ego and hubris
  • Lust and greed
  • Self-importance

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for frequent sexual content

Classification date

November 23, 2021

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