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No nudity or scenes of sexuality.

A woman gives birth to a female child, her nude body is shown including genitalia. It is discovered the woman became pregnant by her mothers boyfriend. The main character is shown getting undressed from the side. She is wearing a bra and panties. The scene is brief.

Scene where a woman is gagged with bandages around her mouth, with a heavily bleeding jaw.

The main character is violently attacked several times during the movie including getting bricks thrown at her, physically hit along with verbal threats. A young boy witnesses most of these attacks. She is shown in a hospital setting getting glass removed from her face. Several deep lacerations are visible on her face. She is also viciously attacked by a dog you see her wounds later as she inspects them under her clothes.

A man and a woman get into a physical altercation. It is implied domestic violence is common in their relationship.

A woman hangs herself. We hear the sound and see the body.

Less than 5 F words and a couple of Sh*ts, Jesus Chr*st

Scene in a bar, people drinking beer.

The movie is mostly based about an entity that allegedly abducts children. It is a horror/thriller type movie.

The attacks on the main character are violent and intense. The abduction of the children could be frightening for younger viewers. The domestic violence can be disturbing.

Rated R for violence and terror, and for language

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