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Classification review announced for the film Cuties

The Classification Review Board has received an application to review the classification of the film, Cuties.

Cuties was classified MA 15+ (Mature Accompanied) with the consumer advice ‘Strong themes, coarse language’ by the Netflix classification tool on 8 September 2020. Cuties was checked by the Classification Board and classified MA 15+ (Mature Accompanied) with the consumer advice ‘Strong themes’ on 17 September 2020.

The Classification Review Board will meet on Friday 23 October 2020 to consider the application. The decision and reasons will later be published on

If an individual or organisation wishes to apply for standing as an interested party to this review, please write to the Convenor of the Review Board. The names of interested parties will be disclosed in the Review Board’s final decision report, unless requested otherwise.

The closing date to lodge your application for standing as an interested party and any submissions is 22 October 2020.  Please note that the Review Board can only consider submissions about the film (Cuties) itself and not any other matters relating to film classification policy or issues generally.

Submissions should be emailed to or sent to:

The Convenor

Classification Review Board

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The Classification Review Board is an independent merits review body. It makes a fresh classification decision upon receipt of an application for review.  The Classification Review Board decision takes the place of the original decision made by the Classification Board.