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18A(18A) Nudity, Sexual Content

Synopsis

French-language Horror. In 1905, after double-crossing his gang, a thief (Jean-Pierre Lemaire) seeks refuge in a chateau where two mysterious women (Franca Maï, Brigitte Lahaie) live.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence – some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast and buttock nudity, some detail
  • Frequent breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Gender, power, and control
  • Appearance versus reality
  • Desire and jealousy

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for nudity and detailed sexual content

Classification date

October 15, 2019