FILM TITLE: DUMPLIN'
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 10-12PG P
DISTRIBUTOR: FILMFINITY (PTY) LTD
DIRECTOR: ANNE FLETCHER
MAIN CAST: JENNIFER ANISTON, DOVE CAMERON, DANIELLE MACDONALD
LANGUAGE: Low impact infrequent bad language used in exclamation and frustration.
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: Fairly frequent low impact thematic prejudice presented as pre-conceived judgement about plus sized girls and women.
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: Low impact infrequent and brief scene of implied violence
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: The material contains complex and mature themes with a mild to moderate impact exploring a will to change perceptions about plus sized people being discriminated from entering beauty pageant competitions, the will and hard work to succeed as plus sized pageant queens when all odds are against you, debunking societal expectations regarding beauty, dealing with insecurities, facing rejection based on a body weight, persistence, determination to make it, courage to win, being in a movement against patriarchy, breaking boundaries, seeking revenge , mother and daughter strained relationship and making amendments and passion for country music. These themes deals with changing negative perception, presented sensitively with positive resolutions and educational messages. The complexities and maturity of these themes may confuse distress or upset children under the age of 10 years. Parental guidance is advised for children aged 10 to 12 years to unpack the context and complexities of the themes.