18A(18A) Sexual Content, Disturbing Content

Synopsis

Horror/Thriller. A group of friends (Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter) travel to Sweden to take part in a nine day midsummer festival.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context, some in an aggressive context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, some in a suicide or disturbing context, some involving animals – blood and gory detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity – breast and buttock nudity, detail
  • Infrequent buttock and male and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context; brief female genital nudity in an artistic context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal substance use, most in a recreational context – some detail

Thematic elements

  • Grief and loss
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Sacrifice and survival

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for gory and disturbing violence as well as detailed sexual content

Classification date

August 26, 2019