18A(18A)

Synopsis

Drama/Thriller. Based on the novel by Jo Nesbø. A pair of detectives (Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson) investigates a series of on-going brutal murders.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, most in a serial murder context, some in a torture context - blood, dismemberment, and wound detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Appearances versus reality
  • Uncovering the truth
  • Trauma and family

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for gory violence

Classification date

October 10, 2017