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(1980)

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Sex & Nudity

  • A spirit-like young girl with a pale-white face appears throughout, wearing a long white gown (no nudity, but her bare legs are briefly seen at one point from afar with her dress blowing in the wind)

Violence & Gore

Profanity

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The overall tone & atmosphere of the film is DARK, HAUNTING, & MYSTICAL
  • The image of the gothic, ghost-like appearance of the 'Black Angel' is very frightening & unsettling, which could scare younger audiences
  • The entire film is more of a Medieval Psychological Horror Fantasy Drama, with a feaverdream-like atmosphere
  • The confrontation of the crusader with the 'Black Angel' is gripping and haunting, accompanied by a suspenseful slow-motion fight
  • The ending is quite depressing
  • If this was a theatrical released film: rated PG-13 for Frightening Images, Some Violence, and Disturbing Thematic Elements

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Violence & Gore

  • The Knight falls into a lake and begins to drown, yet he is saved by the voice of the young girl
  • The Black Angel violently hits the back of the Knight's head, killing him; no blood, but sudden and sad

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The idea of the young girl being "bound" to the 'Black Angel' (a representation of Death), and her wanting to die, is disturbing
  • After the brutal confrontation, the Knight pleads to the Black Angel not to kill the young girl, but instead asks to "take his own life"

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