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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Stephan Williams. Drama. Showing his musical talent from an early age, the illegitimate son (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) of an African slave and a French plantation owner becomes a popular composer, despite a culture of racism and pending revolution.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of profanity, racial slurs, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Art and class
  • Freedom
  • Racism

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language, violence, alcohol use, and mature subject matter

Classification date

March 31, 2023

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