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14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language


Drama/Horror. When a small traditional community is plagued with death and disease, they lay the blame on a mysterious young woman (Catherine Walker).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context, some in an aggressive context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of suicide - blood and some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of unexplained phenomena and nightmarish imagery
  • Infrequent portrayals of animal carcasses - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent breast, female frontal and male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The unexplained
  • Mother/daughter bonds
  • Community and belonging

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language

Classification date

September 18, 2020