TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Intense story of a Hasidic woman's journey has some sex.

Netflix Drama 2020

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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Stronger than the BBFC 12 rating implies

Unorthodox was originally rated in the UK using Netflix's self-rating tool, in which it received a 12. This decision was audited by the BBFC, and they upheld the 12 rating. However, this is a decision I disagree with, not only for the sexual references and theme mentioned in the CSM review, but the scenes showing the pair having sex and Esty clearly being in pain until it is stopped. The strongest of these scenes contains thrusting and a visually implied ejaculation. These scenes are more appropriate at the BBFC's '15' category, in my opinion, where strong sex is allowed as part of a larger narrative without genital detail.

This title has:

Too much sex

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