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14A(14A) Sexual Content, Substance Abuse


Dir: Andrew Haigh. Drama. Based on the novel 'Strangers' by Taichi Yamada. After an encounter with a neighbor (Paul Mescal), a screenwriter (Andrew Scott) is drawn back to his childhood home to find his deceased parents (Claire Foy, Jamie Bell) there just as they were thirty years prior.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - buttock nudity, little detail
  • Brief portrayal of a corpse - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and illegal substance use
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily fluids - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Identity and belonging
  • Family and memory

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for sexual content, substance use, and mature subject matter

Classification date

December 20, 2023

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