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Sex & Nudity

  • Phyllis seen briefly, clad demurely in a towel. Otherwise her seductive affair with Walter Neff is all talk, mood, and innuendo.
  • A scene of adultery is implied. A married woman visits another man's apartment. They embrace and kiss. The scene fades to a later moment where the man seated on a sofa, smoking, and the woman seated on the other end of the sofa, fixing her makeup.

Violence & Gore

  • One man murders another with his bare hands, offscreen. Two people are shot at close range.
  • Two characters discuss and plot another man's murder throughout the film.
  • A woman describes her husband's physical abuse.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Quite a bit of smoking, cigarettes, and cigars.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The overall mood of this film is very shady, dark, seductive, scheming, and dismal.

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