02 Apr '18, 11pm

Fans Are Petitioning Singapore to Lower the Movie Rating for 'Love, Simon' (Pride)

Fans Are Petitioning Singapore to Lower the Movie Rating for 'Love, Simon' (Pride)

As Love Simon enters it's third week at the box office, the film is facing some overseas challenges. Apparently, the gay-themed, teen rom-com got an R21 rating for its Singapore release, meaning no one under the age of 21 is allowed to buy a ticket to see the film. An R21 rating is the highest viewership advisory a film can get in Singapore, and is usually given to films due to inappropriate images and adult content. But as many fans and viewers of the Love, Simon can attest, the movie contains no nudity, sexual situations, or violence. This raises quite a few eyebrows as to the reasoning behind this restriction, which we can assume is because it's a gay-themed film. Fans have been quick to express their outrage, especially after hearing that Singapore gave Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water a lower, NC16 rating, even though the fantasy, love story features explicit c...

Full article: https://www.pride.com/movies/2018/4/02/fans-are-petitioni...

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