Australian Films of the 2020s

Australian movies that have been cut or banned by the Classification Board.


O-LYM-PIC Football Dreams

Directed by Janet Merewether / 2022 / Australia / Website

On 27 October 2022, an 85-minute Digital Video of O-LYM-PIC FOOTBALL DREAMS was passed with an M (Coarse language) rating.

The classification matrix described,
Moderate impact: language
Very mild impact: themes
None: violence, drug use, nudity, sex

A censored version, also running 85-minutes, was passed with a PG (Mild coarse language) rating on November 8.

In both cases, Janet Merewether T/A Go Girl Productions were the applicant.

O-LYM-PIC Football Dreams (2022) - Movie poster 1
Poster

The classification matrix was the same, apart from the language, which went from ‘Moderate impact’ to ‘Mild impact’.

The M-rated version describes the language as a bleeped-out use of the words ‘fuck’ and ‘bloody’.

In the PG version the words are also visually-blurred, indicating modifications to the subtitles.


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