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Tuesday, 21 January 2014
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Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.
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100m 56s
Kimberly Peirce
Chloƫ Grace Moretz,Julianne Moore,Judy Greer,Portia Doubleday,Alex Russell,Gabrielle Wilde,Ansel Elgort
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Contains strong bloody horror, gore and strong language
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<p>CARRIE is new US adaptation of Stephen King's 1974 novel, which was previously adapted for the screen in 1976. The film follows a shy student who uses her telekinetic powers to devastating effect when she is made the victim of a cruel prank. The film is rated 15 for strong bloody horror, gore and strong language.</p><dl><dt>Violence</dt><dd><p>There are a number of scenes featuring bloody horror and gore. For example, a young woman's head smashes through a car windscreen in slow motion, with shards of glass seen protruding from her bloody face. Another female character is skewered through the arms and torso by a variety of knives, scissors and other sharp implements.</p></dd><dt>Language</dt><dd><p>There is a single use of the term 'cocks**ker' and six other uses of strong language ('f**k').</p></dd></dl><p>In one scene, a teenage student unexpectedly experiences her first period whilst taking a communal shower. The distressed girl is cruelly tormented and bullied by her classmates.</p><p>CARRIE also includes an undetailed birth scene and a single sex scene, in which a man's bare back can be seen as he thrusts into a woman in his truck. The sex scene includes no nudity or strong detail.</p><p>At one point, it is implied that a pig has been stunned with a blow from a sledge-hammer, before having its throat cut. However, the film was monitored and approved by the American Humane Association (AHA) to ensure that no animals were harmed.</p>

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