Prison, The
(14A) Brutal Violence, Coarse Language
Synopsis:
Korean-language Crime/Drama. An ex-cop (Kim Rae-won) is sent to jail where he finds himself in the middle of a secret crime ring operating inside the prison.

Content Elements:
Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context, some in an aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence in a crime context - some blood, no detail
Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use in a crime context - little detail


Thematic Elements:
Corruption and greed
Appearances vs. reality
Power and control


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for brutal violence and coarse language

Classification Date:
03/30/2017