Burden
(14A) Nudity
Synopsis:
Documentary. An account of the work and life of American artist Chris Burden, who rose to prominence with provocative performance art in the 1970s, and whose sculpture and installations were widely exhibited and collected before his death in 2015.

Content Elements:
Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and vulgar expressions
Infrequent depictions of gun violence and bodily injury in a documentary and artistic context - some blood, little detail
Infrequent breast, buttock, and male and female frontal nudity in an artistic, non-sexual context
Infrequent depictions of smoking and alcohol use in a documentary and recreational context - little detail; infrequent references to illegal substance use - no detail


Thematic Elements:
The artistic temperament
The history of performance art in America
Dedication to a purpose


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for nudity in a non-sexual context

Classification Date:
03/24/2017