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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Dir: Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch. Based on the novel by Paolo Cognetti. Italian-language Drama. Two childhood friends (Luca Marinelli, Alessandro Borghi) who have grown apart, reconnect when they rebuild a home in a remote mountain top in the Italian Alps.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence in an animal butchery context - some blood and gory detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Man and nature
  • Self-discovery
  • Friendship and family

Classification rationale

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

Classification date

May 12, 2023

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