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18A(18A)

Synopsis

Drama. A young, married woman (Theresa Russell) and a psychiatrist (Art Garfunkel) have a destructive love affair.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, most in a sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context – no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual assault - breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in an addiction context; infrequent portrayals of prescription drug abuse in an overdose context – blood and detail

Thematic elements

  • Complexities of relationships
  • Jealousy and obsession
  • Addiction

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for frequent sexual content and substance abuse, and for some sexual violence

Classification date

January 02, 2020