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A young woman gives a young man oral sex and his friend watches. The man orgasms and the woman leaves.

A young man masturbates while sitting in a chair. You see his butt and his hand moving from behind.

A young man walks into a party and kisses a random young woman.

A young man sucks on another young man's finger.

Two young men kiss.

There is a sex scene in which two young men kiss. You see one of the men's testicles, and both of their butts.

It is implied that a man is obsessed with a younger man and that they may have had a sexual relationship.

There is sexual dialogue and brief images of nude drawings.

Full frontal of Zach Appelman getting dressed.


A young man stabs another man numerous times and drowns him.

A needle is seen going into a young man's arm as he injects drugs into himself

A young man uses a knife to cut his and his friend's palms; they then put their hands together and mix their blood.

Two young men attempt to hang themselves, but the bar their ropes are attached to breaks and they fall. The scene is actually rather comical.

A young man attempts to hang himself in prison, but the sheet he uses unravels and he survives.


10 F-words, one use of "shit", and other milder profanities.

One derogatory term for Jews.


There is quite a bit of drug and alcohol use, as it is a big part of the characters' creative processes.


One scene cuts between a murder, a sex scene, drug use, and someone talking about how they will die due to injuries they've acquired in a war. The murder and drug use may disturb some.

The violence is at the near of the end of a movie.

27/50 - Recommended for 16+

Rated R for sexual content, language, drug use and brief violence

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