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MPAA Rated R for some sexual content/references

Sex & Nudity

  • A woman is shown in the bathtub, and although she's covering her breasts with her hands, some parts of them are showing. She is then shown sitting in her underwear. Neither of these are sexual.
  • A woman has consensual sexual with a man but we can only see her face and she is crying.
  • It is said that a man had an affair with his secretary and she is pregnant.
  • A man talks loudly in a restaurant about having a one night stand with a woman.
  • A scene features a couple getting undressed and a montage of the couple's faces as they kiss each other passionately. The woman's breast can be seen partially obscured, and her nope is shown briefly but out of focus.
  • A sex scene focuses on the female protagonist's face with her partner appearing offscreen entirely.
  • There are two references to sexual activity, implied mainly through sexual moans and view from a distance. One of the scenes occurs in a toilet cubicle while the other occurs inside a vehicle.
  • There are infrequent strong references, including to ejaculation after a man finds an empty condom wrapper.

Violence & Gore

  • Near the beginning of the film a family experiences a car crash where the mother is killed and the father is injured. The father's face is bruised as he is pushed on a gurney through a hospital.
  • A man becomes upset and shoves another man, but he is not injured.
  • A man grabs another man and shoves him towards the door to make him leave.
  • A little girl slaps a woman.
  • A man has several painful seizures onscreen.


  • Bastard and ass is used.
  • Bitch is used a few times.
  • Ass is used.
  • F*ck is used once

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • College students drink beer at a bar.
  • Two people on a date drink alcohol in a restaurant
  • A woman drinks wine before going out, and then drinks more at a bar and is drunk.
  • There are several scenes of cigar smoking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The movie starts with a car accident scene where one parent is killed and the other is rushed to the hospital while their daughter is screaming in horror. Especially young viewers might find this scene disturbing.
  • The father of the protagonist has many seizures onscreen. These are very hard to watch and disturbing .


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • One of the main themes of the film that plays out is that the main character develops nymphomania as an adult after experiencing psychological trauma from the sudden loss of her father as a child.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The father of the protagonist dies while going through another terrible seizure. His body is shown lying on the bathroom floor.

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