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Not recommended under 14, PG 14 to 15 due to themes.
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|Children under 14||Not recommended due to lack of interest for young children, themes and coarse language.|
|Children 14 to 15||Parental guidance recommended due to themes|
|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:||Diana|
|Consumer advice lines:||Coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Diana is a biopic of Diana the Princess of Wales (played by Naomi Watts) based on Kate Snell’s book Diana: Her Last Love. The film spans the final two years of Diana’s life, a period of her life which was largely keep under wraps from the British and world media. The film tells the story of how Diana meets Hasnat Khan (played by Naveen Andrews), a neurosurgeon, after her divorce from Prince Charles. Khan falls unexpectedly for the most ‘loved woman on the planet’. A passionate love affair between the two ensues despite the challenges of family, duty and the public limelight. The idyllic love is challenged when Khan begins to shun the public and media intrusion on his normally private existence.
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.
Divorce; children as victims of land mines; death
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 violence in this movie including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five, including the following:
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 upset by 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.
Children in this age group may also be disturbed by the sight of children with limbs missing as a result of landmines and by the death of Diana.
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.
There are no scenes in this movie that are likely to scare or disturb children of this age group
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are many sexual references 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 in this movie, including:
Diana tells the story of Princess Diana’s final two years of life when she meets and falls in love with a neurosurgeon. The film was made for an adult audience, with themes, scenes and language that make it unsuitable for under 14s. It also lacks interest for younger children.
The main messages from this movie are about love and its challenges.
Issues that parents may wish to discuss with older children include
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