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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Sexual Content

Synopsis

Drama. A couple (Sarah Gadon, Christopher Abbott) entertain a filmmaker (Aubry Plaza) who is taking a retreat at their remote cabin.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual or aggressive context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - buttock nudity, some detail
  • Infrequent buttock and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Jealousy and manipulation
  • Complexities of romantic relationships
  • The artistic temperament

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and sexual content

Classification date

October 09, 2020