R(Restricted) Sexual Violence, Disturbing Content


Horror/Anthology. Filmmakers from around the world create 26 short films about death, each inspired by a letter of the alphabet.

Content elements

  • Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some involving children or animals, some in a context of torture – blood, suffering, dismemberment, and detail
  • Portrayals of sexual assault in a context of brutality – some nudity and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – no nudity, some detail
  • Breast and male and female genital nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use – some detail
  • Frequent, detailed portrayals of crude bodily functions

Thematic elements

  • The spectrum of fear
  • Responses to stress
  • The attraction of the forbidden

Classification rationale

Rated R for detailed portrayals of violent sexual assault

Classification date

May 13, 2013