FILM TITLE: ELLEN
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 D L V
DISTRIBUTOR: STER KINEKOR ENTERTAINMENT
DIRECTOR: DARYNE JOSHUA
MAIN CAST: JILL LEVENBERG,JEFFREY MOSS,DIANE WILSON
LANGUAGE: FREQUENT STRONG IMPACT USE OF FOUL LANGUAGE IN AFRIKAANS
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: FAIRLY FREQUENT, STRONG IMPACT. EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL VIOLENCE.
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE, KILLING OF A CHILD BY HIS MOTHER, GANGSTERISM, THEFT, PETTY CRIME, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, DISRESPECT, FAMILY HARASSMENT, AGGRESSION, DECEPTION, DRUG ADDICTION, DRUG ABUSE, PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE. ALONG SUFFERING MOTHER, MURDER, SURVIVAL, SEEKING HELP AND BEING LET DOWN. ALTHOUGH JUSTIFIED BY CONTEXT OF A BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORICAL REAL LIFE EVENTS, THESE THEMES CAN BE DISTURBING FOR A CHILD UNDER 16 YEARS GIVEN THE VISCERAL NATURE OF THE DRUG ABUSE.