FILM TITLE: THE PRODIGY
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 H L V
DISTRIBUTOR: EMPIRE ENTERTAINMENT
DIRECTOR: NICHOLAS MCCARTHY
MAIN CAST: TAYLOR SHCILLING, COLM FEORE, BRITTANY ALLEN
LANGUAGE: The material contains strong impact infrequent crude language used in insults and expressing frustrations justified by the context of the storyline.
NUDITY: Low impact infrequent implied nudity in a non sexual context justified by the context of the storyline.
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: The material contains strong impact frequent violence justified by the context of the storyline.
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: The material contains complex and mature themes presented in a dark tone within a thriller and horror genre. Themes include a young boy who’s body is invaded by an adult serial killer who has unfinished business, re-incarnation of souls after death, psychological disorder diagnosis versus a soul of a dead person invading a body of a living person, research about the after life, family conflicts, motherly love, gruesome murders, regression, manipulation and deception as well as good versus evil. The film is laced with suspense and contains moderate to strong impact sense of threat and menace. Themes of a serial killer possessing a body of an 8 year old boy may be upsetting, disturbing, distressing or harmful to viewers under the age of 16 years who are still developing ‘self-identity’ and defining themselves in the society.