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Sex & Nudity

  • Two women kiss for a second or two. A man and a woman kiss intensely for a minute as a dare.
  • A woman is seen wearing a shirt but no pants, her pubic area barely visible (the scene is very dark, a slight glimpse of pubic hair can be seen as she is standing in a doorway).
  • A couple is seen bathing together in a flashback. Eden's breasts and a nipple is briefly visible in the water and when she turns over.

Violence & Gore


  • Strong language used throughout; around 30 F-Words.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Drinking throughout.
  • Brief cocaine use (not portrayed in a good light).
  • Several characters discuss doing drugs in the past.
  • A character finds barbiturate pain medication in a drawer and keeps one for investigation purposes.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The last third, and especially the very end, is very shocking.
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Violence & Gore

  • Ends with very violent scene where characters are visibly shot, stabbed, and attacked on screen ; very bloody
  • The film contains several scenes of violence, such as a man shooting his dinner guests; a man choking another man; a woman smashing a bottle on a man's head; etc.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The film portrays individuals struggling with grief and paranoia, eventually exploding into violence between friends. Although not particularly graphic or bloody, the violence feels very personal and emotionally violent. Sensitive viewers are likely to find this distressing.

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