T2 Trainspotting
(18A) Substance Abuse
Synopsis:
Drama/Comedy. Based on the novels Porno and Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh. After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie (Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner, Robert Carlyle).

Content Elements:
Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual or aggressive context; frequent use of vulgar expressions; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and sexual slurs
Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in a suicide context – little blood and detail
Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – breast and buttock nudity, some detail
Infrequent breast, buttock, and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
Frequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drug use in a recreational context – some detail
Portrayal of a crude bodily function – some detail


Thematic Elements:
Revisiting the past
Reconciliation
Rekindling old friendships


Classification Rationale:
Rated 18A for detailed substance abuse and sexual content, as well as coarse language and nudity

Classification Date:
02/14/2017