The Eyes of My Mother (2016) Poster

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MPAA Rated R for disturbing violent content and behavior, and brief nudity

Sex & Nudity

  • There's a mild sex scene but nothing graphic or explicit is seen.
  • The film contains one very brief scene of female nudity, where a woman takes off her underwear and stands naked in front of a man.

Violence & Gore

  • A woman stabs a man (shown from a distance)
  • Many body parts are seen inside a fridge.
  • The film portrays the protagonist's psychotic tendencies and depicts the injuries she inflicts on her victims: she removes their eyeballs, severs their vocal chords and holds them captive in a secluded barn.
  • Implied violence. Only the aftermath of the injuries is depicted
  • The camera lingers on a close-up shot of a female victim's face, where surgical stitches along the victim's eyes and throat can be seen, as blood oozes out from the fresh wounds.
  • A gaping hole in a man's back is shown, implying that he was tortured in some way.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Cigarette smoking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Although the film is in black and white, there's a lot of blood and graphic violence
  • The body of a dead man is seen multiple times
  • The main character is obviously mentally unstable due to severe childhood trauma and does a lot of disturbing things throughout the whole film.


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There's several disturbing scenes. a woman is brutally killed near the beginning of the movie.

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