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Parents Guide for
The Sacrifice (1986) More at IMDbPro »Offret (original title)

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A few shots of frontal female nudity, typically brief or at some distance.

Two characters have a sexual encounter; nothing is explicitly shown other than brief female frontal nudity. The entire scene is surreally portrayed.

One character runs into another, resulting in a bloody nose. This scene is brief.

One character gives injections to several other characters. This is shown at a distance and mostly obscured.

No crude language.

A few characters drink liquor (including absinthe), one repeatedly throughout the film.

Some cigar smoking.

Various visually and thematically intense scenes.

The majority of the movie depicts the characters living under threat of nuclear war. We hear planes overhead that shake the house. Various objects in the house break after falling due to the vibrations.

One character suffers a nervous breakdown and has to be sedated via injection.

The mental states of the characters are not stable in many scenes. Some conversations contain disturbing themes. Brief flashbacks to scenes of destruction occur. Some intense dream sequences occur.

The scene depicting the sexual encounter includes references to witchcraft and a shot in which the characters levitate.

In the climax of the film, a character sets fire to a house. The house is shown ablaze and collapsing. The character runs about and eventually is forced into an ambulance.

Suggested rating: PG-13 for mature thematic elements, brief partial nudity and some smoking.

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