18A(18A)

Synopsis

Horror. After receiving a letter from his estranged father (Stephen McHattie), a man (Elijah Wood) travels to his remote home to see him.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions, often in an aggressive context
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - much blood and brutal detail
  • Infrequent buttock, breast, and male frontal nudity in a sexual context
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Appearance versus reality
  • Uncovering the truth
  • Father/son bonds

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for brutal violence, coarse language, and nudity

Classification date

January 22, 2020