Shirley
  • Directors(s)

    Josephine Decker

  • Production Year

    2020

  • Release date

    30/10/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Mystery, Drama, Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    107m

  • Cast

    Odessa Young, Logan Lerman, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg

Film

Shirley

strong bloody images, sex, language

SHIRLEY is US drama in which a young couple are invited into the home of a famous writer of horror and mystery novels, and her professor husband.

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  • Directors(s)

    Josephine Decker

  • Production Year

    2020

  • Release date

    30/10/2020

  • Genre(s)

    Mystery, Drama, Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    107m

  • Cast

    Odessa Young, Logan Lerman, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg

There is strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder bad language including uses of 'prick', 'slut', 'bullshit' and 'goddam'.
A woman who has suffered a miscarriage staggers along a hospital corridor; her hands and gown are heavily bloodied, and blood falls from under the gown leaving a trail on the floor.
There are scenes of strong sex featuring thrusting in different positions. There is also occasional breast nudity, and moderate verbal and visual sex references.
There are verbal and visual references to suicides, but no depictions of such acts. There are oblique references to abortion. There are references to a character's mental health issues. There are references to anti-Semitism. In one scene, a character suggests to another that they eat what she claims is a poisonous mushroom.

  • Classified date

    30/09/2020

  • Language

    English