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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Sex & Nudity

Suggested MPAA rating: R for Disturbing Sexual Content involving Rape, Terror and Brief Strong, Bloody Violence

A woman is raped by different rapist every night in her hallucination. This occurs 4 times in the movie, one of which includes skin yet it is not obvious as to what part of the body we are looking at.

The landlord tries to rape the leading character.

A woman wakes with only a blanket on her on the floor.

A woman hears her sister moaning at night (in two different scenes) as she is having sex in the next room.

Violence & Gore

Most of the woman's imagined rapists hold her down forcefully. In the last rape sequence, she knocks down a lamp while being raped.

A woman slits her landlord's throat and slashes him to death with a razor.

An animal's heart is in a woman's purse.

A woman bludgeons her would-be boyfriend to death with a candlestick.

A woman cuts her customer's finger while working on them (beauty parlor) and blood begins to pour out as the woman screams in fear. It is revealed to be only a little cut, however - most of it was part of the woman's imagination.


"Bitch" is used twice

People are seen drinking at a pub.

A character smokes cigarettes.

The whole movie is of an intense nature. The rape scenes are quick, but very emotional and realistic. As the woman goes crazy, the movie begins to gradually intensify.

A few jump scenes.

This film is not recommended for anyone under 17 years of age.

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