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Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • A frying pan falls on woman's head and passes out, then gets a pot of boiling water on her legs. Some blood and burns are shown.


  • (English subtitles) Two uses of "fuck," one use of "shit."

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Mature rating is due to graphic violence and horror.
  • Extremely disturbing scene where an animal is slowly tortured to death by a child.
  • Not an action-heavy movie but there are several scenes that are very intense and gory.


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Violence & Gore

  • A teenager is murdered with a blow to the head.
  • A boy's leg is broken while playing while football (soccer). Bone is shown through the skin.
  • Children torture scene a cat by dropping it from a height of several flights of stairs, followed by a boy putting his weight on its head, killing it. Later the body is defiled by using zip-ties as if he was poking and playing with the dead body, which we do not seem him doing, only the after image of the cat.
  • A kid is stabbed and killed by her mother. Lots of blood is visible.
  • A young kid kills a cat by stepping on its neck. It is shown and is very graphic.
  • Early in the film two children drop a cat from the top of an apartment building's staircase. After that, he crushes the cat's head with his foot. Brief parts of the act are shown and a crunching sound is heard. He seems to continue torturing the cat. Probably one of the most disturbing parts of this film.
  • A cat is shown to be tortured and killed. Very graphic!!

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A boy is pushed off of a bridge and falls to the ground. No blood is visible.
  • An autistic child's sister puts bits of broken glass in her shoes and her bloody sock is shown later.

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