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Sex & Nudity

  • A woman mentions how her daughter "fingers herself" at night while thinking about John Travolta.
  • A copy of a block print depicts a female tree-human hybrid with naked breasts. The shot is very brief and it is drawn, but both nipples are fully visible, large, and pointed, if not a bit crudely drawn. A man's penis can be seen in the same picture, but is barely visible.

Violence & Gore


  • Some strong language (f*ck), as well as some milder terms.
  • Infrequent discriminatory terms not condoned by the work as a whole.
  • 10 uses of "f*ck", 9 of "sh*t", 4 of "bloody", 2 of "arse", 1 of "prick", 1 of "bollocks", and 15 religious exclamations

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • An elderly man drinks a small glass of whiskey at the beginning of the movie
  • A man smokes a cigarette while at work. This is during the 90s when smoking indoors at work was still legal in the UK
  • A mid teens boy is seen smoking in the era when it was legal to smoke at 16 in the UK

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There are frightening and intense scenes throughout, including several suspenseful sequences and 'jump' moments.
  • Thematically dark overall.


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Violence & Gore

  • A man shoots himself in the head with a shotgun. There is a blood spurt, but the impact is seen in a wide shot and no further detail is shown.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Sight of a decomposing spirit with rotting flesh.
  • A woman's ghost screams as her face morphs into a decomposing skull.
  • A boy is coerced into a tight tunnel by two bullies and suffers an asthma attack, which leads to his death.
  • Pictures on a boy's walls depict frightening images of demons and Satanic imagry. One close up shot depicts a block print of naked men and women writhing in agony as they morph into trees.

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