Suddenly, Last Summer

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The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.
This movie contains 8 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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Character is followed by a crowd of people.
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Emotional abuse towards a character is described.
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Themes/implications.
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Addiction
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Alcohol consumed, patients are often sedated in a mental hospital.
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Is there addiction?
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Description of baby Turtles being hunted by birds after hatching on the beach.
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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they are being fed to a venus fly trap
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Assault
Is someone restrained?
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coldbutburning
alluded to, never shown or said in triggering wording
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there cannibalism?
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coldbutburning
at the very end of catherine’s monologue, during the flashbacks
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Described
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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One of the characters tries to commit suicide by jumping from a railing, but they're saved on time.
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Death
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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Drugs/Alcohol
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Talks about the death of a character's father.
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Does someone cheat?
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Cheating doesn't happen but character talks about almost seducing someone who is married.
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
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Does someone vomit?
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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A character gives a gutteral scream (scream feels very realistic).
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Large-scale Violence
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Medical
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coldbutburning
Catherine is given a shot to calm her down, she takes it willingly
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Most of Catherine’s scenes take place in a mental hospital
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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Does someone self harm?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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coldbutburning
*spoiler*
catherine attempts to jump from a railing but is stopped by a nurse
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
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Actor unintentionally makes eye contact with the camera once.
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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Homophobia
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coldbutburning
*spoiler*

sebastian dies before the beginning of the movie and he is a gay man
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Period-typical treatment of people with mental health issues.
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Are there n-words?
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Relationships
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Alluded
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Sex
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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Character talks about her clothes being see-through in a flashback.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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coldbutburning
violet’s obsession with her son can be seen as such. in my opinion it is heavily implied
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Sexism
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Sickness
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Does someone have a chronic illness?
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Social
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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