18A(18A) Gory Brutal Violence, Sexual Content


Horror/Drama. A teenager's (Rory Culkin) mission to create true Norwegian Black Metal quickly spirals out of control.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, some in a suicide context, some involving animals - blood and gory detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of nightmarish imagery – blood and gory detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast and buttock nudity, detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Identity and belonging
  • Power, ego, and competition
  • Perspectives on success

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for gory brutal violence and detailed sexual content

Classification date

December 14, 2018