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14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse


Thriller/Drama. Two friends (Tom Tunski, David Madwo) enlist the help of a young woman (Cassie Hyman) to help them locate a drug dealer (Zachari Proulx) who can sell them a drug that unlocks the mysteries of life.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - no nudity, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and drug use

Thematic elements

  • The search for meaning
  • Friendships

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for substance use, violence, and coarse language

Classification date

January 16, 2020