18A(18A) Sexual Violence, Disturbing Content

Synopsis

French-language Drama. Based on the novel 'Oh…' by Philippe Djian. After she is violently sexually assaulted, a successful businesswoman (Isabelle Huppert) attempts to return to normal while also seeking out her attacker.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence – some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of sexual violence and sexual harassment, some in a fantasy context – breast and buttock nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – breast nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent female frontal and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context

Thematic elements

  • Gender and power
  • Personal versus public lives
  • Legacy of trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for sexual violence

Classification date

November 16, 2016