18A(18A) Brutal Violence

Synopsis

Korean-language Action/Thriller. A young woman (Kim Ok-bin ) is trained to be a violent assassin.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Pervasive portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence – blood and some brutal detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Confronting the past
  • Manipulation and misdirection
  • Cycles of violence

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for pervasive, detailed genre violence

Classification date

November 17, 2017