Begum Jaan
(14A) Mature Subject Matter
Synopsis:
Hindi-language Drama. In 1948, a madam (Vidya Balan) refuses to leave her brothel situated on the new border between India and Pakistan.

Content Elements:
Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some in a suicide context – some blood and detail
Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a historical context


Thematic Elements:
Gender, power, and control
Loyalty
The families we make
Partition


Classification Rationale:
Rated 14A for violence and some mature subject matter

Classification Date:
04/12/2017