NZ release: 04 January 2024

Graphic injury detail, offensive language, and sex scenes Rated on: 13 December 2023


What’s it about?

It’s the summer of 1957 and ex-racecar driver, Enzo Ferrari, is in crisis. All the dramatic forces of his life – as volatile as the red race cars he builds – are in collision. Bankruptcy stalks the company he and his wife Laura built from nothing and personal life struggles forces Enzo to roll the dice and wager it all on the one thing he knows - racing.

The facts

  • Directed by Michael Mann (Heat)
  • Starring Adam Driver, Penelope Cruz, and Shailene Woodley
  • English language
  • Runtime: 130 minutes
  • Based on the true-life story of Scuderia Ferrari motor racing founder, Enzo Ferrari

Why did it get this rating?

This film was classified by Te Mana Whakaatu – Classification Office.

Graphic injury detail

The strongest scenes in the film involve car crashes. In one scene, a car loses control and smashes through a crowd of adults and children. Strewn bodies, graphic wounds and dismembered body parts are shown. This scene is shocking and can be disturbing for viewers.

Offensive language

Strong language is used in the film to emphasise strong feelings, ‘’f**k’, ‘wh*re’, bullsh*t’, is mentioned.

Sex scenes

There are two brief sex scenes. We see a man’s buttock as he joins a clothed women on a bed. In another scene, two characters have clothed sex, we only see thrusting movements - no nudity is shown.

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