Promising Young Woman
  • Directors(s)

    Emerald Fennell

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Release date

    12/02/2021

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    113m

Film

Promising Young Woman

sexual violence, violence, drug misuse, language, sex references

PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN is a US thriller in which a woman seeks revenge on those she deems responsible for participating or colluding in a heinous sex crime.

  • Directors(s)

    Emerald Fennell

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Release date

    12/02/2021

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    113m

There is very strong language ('c**t') and strong language ('f**k'), accompanied by milder terms, including 'pussy', 'bitch', 'dick', 'shit', 'asshole', 'God', 'hell', 'Jesus' and 'Christ'.
A man snorts cocaine before forcibly coercing a woman to consume the drug.
There are strong, sometimes crude, references to sex, including a man suggesting to another that he try ejaculating on a woman's face and buttocks at the same time.
There are frequent references to sexual violence. There are sequences of sexual assault as men attempt to have sex with a woman who they believe to be inebriated. There are also verbal references to a recording of a woman who was raped by a man at a party, as others watched. It is implied in some sequences that the video is played on a mobile device, but only undetailed audio can be heard.
There is a sustained scene of strong violence in which a man smothers a woman to death with a pillow.
This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

  • Classified date

    01/12/2020

  • Language

    English