The East (2020) Poster


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Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • Contains very strong war violence and acts of terrorism. Close ups of bloody wounds, off and on screen headshots.
  • A man's head is decapitated and spiked with his genitals in his mouth. The head is seen for 5 seconds in a prolonged closeup.


  • The entire film contains very explicit Dutch swear words

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Almost the whole movie is intense and confronting. Acts of war violence by the Dutch and Indonesian are painful to watch. The story is a never been showed black page in the Dutch colonial history.


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Violence & Gore

  • During a covert operation throats of a bunch of men are cut. Some in close up. Very bloody and gory!

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In the beginning of the movie a unsuspecting soldier is shot in the stomach and slowly bleeds to death. His death scene is very upsetting and intense.

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