Nowhere Parents Guide

The Nowhere Parents Guide 2023 review, Age rating, objectionable content, positive messages, cast overview, and family suitability.

Nowhere Movie Details

Movie NameNowhere
Directed byAlbert Pintó
Age RatingTV-MA
GenreDrama, Thriller
Release DateSeptember 29, 2023 (United States)
Country of OriginSpain
Aspect Ratio1.85 : 1
Official WebsiteNetflix

“Nowhere” is a 2023 survival thriller film directed by Albert Pintó and written by a team of talented screenwriters, including Ernest Riera, Miguel Ruz, Indiana Lista, Seanne Winslow, and Teresa Rosendoy. The film stars Anna Castillo in the lead role, and she is joined by Tamar Novas.

Nowhere Movie Review

The film revolves around a mother who is trying to escape her homeland by hiding in a shipping container. However, when a storm strikes the container in the middle of the sea, the mother must do everything in her power to protect herself and her children. Will they manage to survive in the vast ocean alone? To uncover the answers to these questions, you’ll need to watch the film.

The Plot:

“In a place called Spain, there’s a very strict government that does some terrible things, like hurting pregnant women and children to save resources. There’s a couple named Nico and Mia, and Mia is going to have a baby. They pay someone to help them escape to Ireland in a big box on a ship. But something goes wrong, and they get separated. Mia is now alone in the box in the middle of the ocean. She doesn’t know where she is, and her baby is about to be born. She has to be really smart and strong to survive.

Some movies are risky because they mostly show just one person all by themselves, and it’s hard for the actors to make the movie interesting. But in ‘Nowhere,’ the actress Anna Castillo does a great job. Almost the whole movie is just her (and the baby, who can’t talk) in a small space.

Nowhere Parents Guide


In the movie, there’s a scene where a group of people is shot, and it’s quite intense, with blood and dead bodies shown. Also, a woman accidentally cuts herself and has to stitch herself up, and this is shown in some detail.

Sexual Content:

There’s a scene where a woman is shown giving birth without clothes on, and her breasts are visible.


The script includes a fair amount of strong language, with around six sexual expletives, five milder swear words, and eight instances of using religious terms inappropriately.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

At one point in the film, a woman turns to alcohol to numb the pain from an injury.

Is Nowhere movie suitable for children?

It’s a sign that it’s not suitable for kids. In such cases, youngsters should avoid watching movies with that particular rating.”

This version simplifies the language and clarifies the message for an older audience.

It’s important to clarify the movie’s rating to determine whether it’s suitable for youngsters. If the movie’s rating suggests that it’s appropriate for children, then they can watch it without any concerns. However, if the movie has a rating that indicates it’s intended for adults, then children shouldn’t watch it. The rating system is designed to guide the appropriate age group for a particular movie, so it’s a good idea to follow those recommendations to ensure age-appropriate viewing.

Why is Nowhere given a TV-MA rating

The MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) has assigned Nowhere a TV-MA rating due to its inclusion of disturbing images, strong language, nudity, and violent scenes.”

This version retains the essential information while making it more straightforward for an older audience.

Nowhere Movie Cast

Anna CastilloMia
Tamar Novas[Character]

Our Thoughts

Now, let’s chat about my experience with this movie. The beginning of the film is quite engaging. It tackles a real and believable issue – the urge to escape one’s homeland when it’s torn apart by war or when people are facing violence.

People often flee their countries to save their lives when there’s war or violence. Sadly, many of them end up drowning in the sea and losing their lives. We hear about such news frequently these days. That’s why the start of this film is compelling. It helps you understand why Mia and her family had to escape, and it reflects the harsh reality.

However, as the story progresses and Mia finds herself trapped in a container, facing the brutal challenges of war, two problems emerge in the film.