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Parents Guide for
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A teen girl tells her friend that she has done intimate things with a boy.


The ghost of a woman, whose fingernails are bloody and have fallen off, crawls towards a man and kills him via an apparent heart attack.

A man briefly slaps another woman in an argument.

A teen girl is killed by an unseen force and we see her corpse, with her face twisted in fear post-mortem.

A female character walks to a well when a male character comes and hits the woman's head with a wooden axe. (You can hardly see it, you can see it from quite far).




Some smoking of cigarrettes, as well as use of alcohol


The ghost/villain comes crawling off the main male character's television and assumingly kills him offscreen.

The people killed by the ghost have a scared expression on their faces.

Total: 15/50. Suggested MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence and disturbing images

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