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14A(14A) Coarse Language

Synopsis

Dir: Bent Hamer. Dark Comedy. Based on the novel 'Sluk' by Lars Saabye Christensen. In a town that suffers a lot of accidents, an unemployed man (Pål Sverre Hagen) is hired to inform the next of kin when people die.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and scatological slang
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - some blood, little detail; infrequent portrayals of corpses, injuries, and medical patients - some blood, little detail; frequent portrayals of grief
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with grief
  • Tragedy, fate, and luck
  • Appearance versus reality

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language

Classification date

May 11, 2022

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