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Not recommended under 13 (Lang. Theme. Viol. Sex.)
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|Children under 8||Not recommended for children under 8 years due to violence and disturbing scenes. They may also find the movieu2019s theme uninteresting.|
|Children aged 8-13||Not recommended for children aged 8-13 years due to frequent coarse language, sexual references, and adult themes.|
|Children over the age of 13||Children over 13 years could watch this movie with or without parental guidance.|
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:||Kenny|
|Consumer advice lines:||Moderate coarse language, Crude humour|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Kenny (Shane Jacobsen) is a hard working employee of Splash Down, Corporate Bathroom Rentals. Although his efforts to provide serviceable and clean public toilets at large corporate events are rarely appreciated and he is looked upon with disdain by those he serves, Kenny undertakes his work with dignity, infinite patience and a generous sense of humour.
As he works through the calendar’s year of events, he must also manage his at times unruly team of workers, find the time to cope with an ungrateful family who are embarrassed by him, and maintain diplomatic relations with a demanding ex-wife for the sake of his much loved son. Kenny shares his thoughts and musings on his experiences, good and bad, and we share in his occasional victories.
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.
Family and workplace relations
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 scared or disturbed by the scenes mentioned above.
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.
It is unlikely that any scenes in this movie will scare or disturb children over eight.
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.
It is unlikely that any scenes in this movie will scare or disturb children over thirteen.
VB beer is displayed and used in this movie.
There are some 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 frequent coarse language in this movie, including:
Kenny is a feel-good mockumentary about life and the philosophy of a decent hard working man. It is a bit of a slow burn, but as the character and humour of Kenny are gradually revealed, the appeal of the movie becomes evident. It may be somewhat dull and confusing for younger viewers, but older children and adults will appreciate Kenny’s approach to the troubles in his life.
The main message from this movie is that no matter what a person does in life, they can undertake it to the best of their abilities, with self-respect, and respect and compassion for others.
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:
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