Not recommended under 10 (lack of interest, themes, coarse language, PG to 14 (coarse language, sexual references)
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|Children under 10||Not recommended due to lack of interest, themes and coarse language.|
|Children 10-14||Not recommended due to coarse language and sexual references.|
|Children 15 and over||OK for this age group|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines.
|Name of movie:||Kath and Kimderella|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild coarse language and nudity|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Kath and Kimderella is a movie featuring the well loved Australian TV characters, Kath and Kim. When Kath (Jane Turner) wins a holiday for two to Italy in a local competition, she hopes that husband Kel (Glenn Robbins) will go with her for a trip of a lifetime. Kel, however, has a fear of flying which prevents him from going and Kath reluctantly invites her daughter Kim (Gina Riley) to join her. Sharon (Magda Szubanski), Kim’s second best friend, agrees to come to help with the bags!
When the three women arrive in Papilloma, their holiday destination, they find it is not quite what they had imagined, with poverty rife and their accommodation abandoned. The trio stumble upon new accommodation in the King of Papilloma’s castle where they are welcomed with a royal reception. The bankrupt King sees Kim as the answer to his financial woes when he mistakes her for a wealthy Australian with royal blood.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
None of concern
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is some use of violence in this movie, including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
There are scenes that are likely to scare or disturb children of this age, including;
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
Children in this age group may also be disturbed by some of the above mentioned scenes.
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
Younger children in this age group may also be disturbed by some of the above-mentioned scenes.
Children over the age of thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic physical harm or threats, molestation or sexual assault and / or threats from aliens or the occult.
Nothing of concern
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are a lot of sexual references and innuendo in this movie, including:
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is some use of substances in this movie, including:
There is some coarse language and put downs in this movie, including:
Kath and Kimderella is a movie comedy derived from the well-loved Australian television sitcom, Kath and Kim. The main messages from this movie are about being happy with the life that you have and valuing existing relationships.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age