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Sex & Nudity

  • A man kisses a woman briefly.

Violence & Gore

  • A man strangles a man to death with a tie.
  • A man shoots another man in the arm and chest.
  • A man attempts to strangle his wife.
  • A man has a nightmare of being strangled by a life-sized dummy.
  • A drunken man is punched in the face and falls off of a stool.
  • We see a bus crash off of a bridge.
  • We also briefly see a dead man lying on a bed in a nightmare.
  • A man walks into a lake and drowns himself.
  • A dummy is smothered by a pillow and then has it's head crushed in by a man's foot (disturbing because the dummy lets out human screams and is possibly implied to have a personality of its own).
  • A man is bitten by his dummy and we briefly see the bloody bite mark in his hand.
  • Creepy and unsettling imagery in a nightmare sequence.
  • Talk of suicide, violent acts, and mental illness.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Drugs: None
  • Constant smoking throughout the film. Characters are also seen drunk and ordering drinks.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • While fairly tame, the film still deals with unsettling subject material and has many creepy visuals.

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