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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter, Substance Abuse


Dir: Gaspar Noé. French-language Drama. An elderly, ailing man (Dario Argento) struggles to care for his wife (Françoise Lebrun) who suffers from advanced dementia.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity
  • Frequent portrayals of and references to illness, death, and suicide - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Perspectives on aging
  • The complexities of dementia
  • Caregiving and responsibility

Classification rationale

Rated PG for substance abuse and mature subject matter

Classification date

May 05, 2022

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