FILM TITLE: JOHN WICK
GENRE: ACTION
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L V
DISTRIBUTOR: STER KINEKOR PICTURES
DIRECTOR: DAVID LEITCH
MAIN CAST: KEANU REEVES
BRIDGET MOYNAHAN
LANGUAGE: 'STRONG IMPACT' FAIRLY FREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: 'STRONG IMPACT' FREQUENT,REALISTIC,IMPLIED,BLOODY,ACTION
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: 'JOHN WICK' IS AN ACTION/THRILLER THAT FOLLOWS THE STORY OF A FORMER HITMAN WHO COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT AFTER A GROUP OF THUGS KILL HIS DOG AND STEAL HIS CAR.THE FILM EXPLORES COMPLEX & MATURE THEMES OF 'LOSS OF A LOVED ONE' CRIME REVENGE,CONTRACT KILLINGS,MURDER,THEFT,BETRAYAL,FRIENDSHIPS,PAST RELATIONSHIPS,CONFLICTS,FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL,JUSTICE,DARK. ADULT, NATURE THEMES ARE INTENSE AND IS ACCOMPANIED BY A PSYCHOLOGICAL THREAT AND MENACE WHICH IS ENHANCED BY LIGHTING AND SOUND EFFECTS, AND MAY BE TREATED IN WAYS THAT MAY BE DISTURBING,DISTRESSING,UPSETTING AND MAY EVEN BE MISLEADING TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16,ENCOURAGING ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR IN IMPRESSIONABLE MINDS.CHILDREN 16 YEARS AND OLDER WILL RECOGNISE AND UNDERSTAND THE ACTION CONTEXT,AND WILL BE ABLE TO RELATE TO THE MESSAGE THAT CONFLICTS AND JUSTICE CANNOT BE RESOLVED THROUGH VIOLENCE AND MAY NEVERTHERLESS FIND THIS FILM TO BE OF A PARTICULAR ENTERTAINMENT VALUE.