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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Alice Diop. French-language Drama. A pregnant writer attends the trial of a woman accused of leaving her infant on a beach to drown.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent references to and descriptions of infanticide - some detail
  • Infrequent sexual references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Uncovering the truth
  • Gender, power, and control
  • Perspectives on motherhood

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

November 09, 2022

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