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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Oliver Hermanus. Drama. Based on the film 'Ikiru' by Akira Kurosawa. In 1950s London, a humorless civil servant (Bill Nighy) decides to take time off work to experience life after receiving a grim diagnosis.

Content elements

  • Infrequent references to illness and death - little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Facing mortality
  • Unlikely friendships
  • Embracing the joys of life

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject mater and tobacco use

Classification date

November 24, 2022

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