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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Todd Field. Drama. As she (Cate Blanchett) prepares to record a symphony, an internationally renown conductor's life begins to slowly unravel.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent references to suicide - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of injury and illness - little blood and detail
  • Brief breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of prescription drug abuse

Thematic elements

  • Hubris
  • Power and status
  • Loyalty and betrayal

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

September 19, 2022

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