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18A(18A) Crude Content, Sexual Content, Violence


Crime/Drama. Forced to accompany her gangster husband (Michael Gambon) to his French restaurant every night, a woman (Helen Mirren) begins a secretive affair with a well-read bookstore owner (Alan Howard).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use scatological slang, cursing, profanity, sexual slurs, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and gun violence, some in a crude context - little blood, some detail
  • Frequent breast, buttock and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast, buttock, male and female frontal nudity, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Greed and gluttony
  • Power and control
  • Revenge

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for crude content, violence, and sexual content

Classification date

December 02, 2020

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