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Synopsis

Dir: Julia Ducournau. French-language Thriller. A pair of individuals (Agathe Rousselle, Vincent Lindon), with trauma in their pasts, try to find a connection against a backdrop of violence.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, scatological slang, profanity, vulgar expressions, sexual slurs, and developmental slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of brutal hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in the context of sexual violence - some blood, much detail
  • Frequent portrayals of nightmarish imagery and transformations in the context of body horror - some blood, crude bodily functions, and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes and sexual activity - breast nudity, some detail
  • Frequent breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol, tobacco, and substance use and abuse - some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of crude bodily functions, some in the context of body horror - much detail

Thematic elements

  • Identity and belonging
  • Coping with trauma
  • Appearance versus reality

Classification rationale

Rated R for violence, sexual content, and nightmarish imagery

Classification date

September 03, 2021

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