FILM TITLE: DEVIL'S KNOT
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 13 V
DISTRIBUTOR: STER KINEKOR PICTURES
DIRECTOR: ATROM BGOYAN
MAIN CAST: REESE WITHERSPOON
COLIN PIRTH
LANGUAGE: MILD AND INFREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: MODERATE TO STRONG ,IMPLIED AND PSYCHOLOGICAL
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THEMES ARE COMPLEX AND MATURE , DEALING WITH VARIOUS ISSUES WHICH MAY BE CONFUSING , DISTRESSING AND UPSETTING FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE AS THEY ARE AIMED AT AN OLDER AUDIENCE. THEMES OF SATANISM AND THE CRIMINAL DEATH OF THREE CHILDREN ARE EXPLORED THROUGH THESE TEENS BEING LABELLED AS SATANISTS DUE TO THEIR GOTHIC APPEARANCES AND ANTISOCIAL ATTITUDES. THEME ALSO INVOLVE A POOR TRAILERPARK COMMUNITY IN WEST MEMPHIS, INVESTIGATIONS AND TRIALS , JUSTICE AND REVENGE SEEKING BEHAVIOUR AND DEFENDING THOSE WHO ARE WRONGLY ACCUSED . SUCH THEMES MAY BE PSYCHOLOGICALLY DISTURBING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN DESPITE THE THEME OF SATANISM BEING MORE THAN VISUAL.