14A(14A) Disturbing Content, Sexual Content, Violence

Synopsis

Drama/Horror. While working on a remote island, two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson) live together and try to weather a storm that leaves them trapped.

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 hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some involving animals – blood and some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of surreal and nightmarish imagery – some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast and buttock nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions

Thematic elements

  • The descent into chaos
  • Power and control
  • Madness and isolation

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for disturbing content, sexual content, and violence

Classification date

September 10, 2019