FILM TITLE: PET SEMATARY
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 H L V
DISTRIBUTOR: UNITED INTERNATIONAL PICTURES
DIRECTOR: KEVIN KOLSCH, DENIS WIDMYER
MAIN CAST: JASON CLARKE, JOHN LITHGOW, AMY SEIMETZ
LANGUAGE: INFREQUENT STRONG IMPACT CRUDE LANGUAGE
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: FREQUENT, STRONG IMPACT VIOLENCE WITH BLOOD-LETTING
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: "PET SEMATARY" IS A FILM CONTAINING COMPLEX, MATURE AND DARK THEMES THAT ARE PRESENTED WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF A HORROR FILM. THE THEMES ARE THOSE OF A FRESH START THAT GOES WRONG AND RESULT IN MURDER, DEATH, LOSS, LIES GUILT AND REGRETS; AS WELL THE DESPERATION AND EXTREME MEASURES A FATHER WILL GO TO AFTER THE LOSS OF A CHILD WHEN FACED WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO RESURRECT THEM.
THE THEMES ARE GIVEN A DARK TREATMENT WITH A STRONG IMPACT SENSE OF THREAT AND MENACE.CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS MAY BE PSYCHOLOGICALLY AND MORALLY HARMED BY THESE THEMES, THE SUBJECT MATTER OF RESURRECTING EVIL, AND THE MENACING RESURRECTIED "ZOMBIE" CAT AND DAUGHTER AS THEY MAY NOT BE COGNITIVELY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY MATURED TO CONTEXTUALIZE THEM.