The Platform

Movie • 2019 • Drama  Report
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CharlieCharlie
A dog is graphically cut open. Entrails are shown.
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motherpupper
The dog was killed by a cell mate. It was not shown but the owner was mad and a sight of innards are visible.
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jackparker
+ Montage in very beginning of film wherein shots of stripped cow and pig skulls are shown. Lobsters and cooked meats are shown on the platform throughout the movie. + Throughout the film, the eating of snails is brought up as a symbolic metaphor and used to justify cannibalism. This comparison may be distressing to vegan/vegetarians. + Dog death. SKIP (50:39-51:08) DETAILS FOLLOW SCROLL TO NEXT "+" TO AVOID: The character Miharu kills Imoguiri's "sausage dog" (dachshund) Ramesses II. The killing is done off-screen but Imoguiri is clearly distraught. There is a graphic shot of evidence of the murder. It is brief but upsetting. As the film goes on, it is clear that this vicious killing has damaged Imoguiri irreparably. + At around the (55 minute mark), Imoguiri refuses to eat from the platform, stating it's Ramesses II's turn to eat. As a dachshund owner, this scene was particularly hard-hitting. At (56:17) it's shown Imoguiri has become a victim of suicide by hanging. + Around 53:41 are shots of snails, first alive and then being prepared as a dish for the platform. In the following scene, hands are seen tearing at various dishes made from animals, obviously meant to be grotesque and disgusting. The main character finds the snails at 55:10 and eats them.
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jackparker
+ Montage in very beginning of film wherein shots of stripped cow and pig skulls are shown. Lobsters and cooked meats are shown on the platform throughout the movie. + Throughout the film, the eating of snails is brought up as a symbolic metaphor and used to justify cannibalism. This comparison may be distressing to vegan/vegetarians. + Dog death. SKIP (50:39-51:08) DETAILS FOLLOW SCROLL TO NEXT "+" TO AVOID: The character Miharu kills Imoguiri's "sausage dog" (dachshund) Ramesses II. The killing is done off-screen but Imoguiri is clearly distraught. There is a graphic shot of evidence of the murder. It is brief but upsetting. As the film goes on, it is clear that this vicious killing has damaged Imoguiri irreparably. + At around the (55 minute mark), Imoguiri refuses to eat from the platform, stating it's Ramesses II's turn to eat. As a dachshund owner, this scene was particularly hard-hitting. At (56:17) it's shown Imoguiri has become a victim of suicide by hanging. + Around 53:41 are shots of snails, first alive and then being prepared as a dish for the platform. In the following scene, hands are seen tearing at various dishes made from animals, obviously meant to be grotesque and disgusting. The main character finds the snails at 55:10 and eats them.
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Does a cat die?
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PetraHazel
Maggots are seen on a human corpse
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Gina1
The main character is trying to quit smoking
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akoifish
No abuse of alcohol, but a man chugs a bottle of wine
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akoifish
Yes, graphic. Cannibalism
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ValentinaVi
A character is decapitaded but it's shown real quickly.
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PetraHazel
The main character is tied to a bed, starved, and then cut into when his cell mate needs to eat
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akoifish
Image of a charred body. No features can be made out, just smoking rubble
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RevonTulet
Both shown and talked about extensively, also implied to be happening on a large scale off-screen.
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PetraHazel
The main character and another character are both violently beaten in the head.
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Kaleigh
The main character is punched repeatedly in the face and after that constantly has blood dripping from his mouth, but it is not obvious that his teeth are damaged.
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KaeGee
It doesn’t show the action of the child being taken but there is an implied kidnapping
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Does a kid die?
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JessicaE
I wish there were showers in this movie
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PetraHazel
The main character hallucinates two people that he ate to survive
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akoifish
No, but a ghost tells the protagonist that the ghost is inside him. But it's just a hallucination
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ValentinaVi
There is a lot of cutting, blood and even cannibalism, all accompanied by sound.
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ScramblinSue
LOTS of spitting & gross eating (Slurping, mouths open, chomping)
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Stacy
SKIP 24:09-24:12
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akoifish
Mention of a mental institution
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jackparker
SKIP 52:54-53:28 A character talks about losing a fight against their cancer diagnosis and opens their shirt to reveal lesions.
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akoifish
A female character voluntarily enters the prison, not knowing the extent of the conditions. There is a conversation about her having been brainwashed by the Administration.
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RobbM
No, there are no eating disorders, but there is heavy emphasis on eating and gluttony.
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akoifish
Yes, multiple characters have on-screen anxiety attacks. The Platform environment is very traumatizing to many characters
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ValentinaVi
The whole movie is set in "cells", not that small as characters can walk and move easily but still can be claustrophobic to someone.
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jackparker
+ There are repeated mentions throughout film of people "choosing death" over their situation. Several bodies are seen falling down the shaft of the hole. + SKIP (56:17-56:47) Imoguiri becomes a victim of suicide by hanging. + (SKIP 58:35) Goreng retrieves a shard of glass from the platform but uses it to scratch notches into the wall to count the days.
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Stacy
There are multiple suicides, but no self-harm.
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jackparker
A good portion of the film is shot using a handheld camera so there is quite a bit of motion/swaying particularly in tense scenes.
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Dana123
A sexual assault is attempted, but is not successful.
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akoifish
M**********n sex scenes, and sounds
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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unlit
A character who is played by a trans actor dies
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gothbeetle
racism towards black and asian characters
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RobbM
No, but one does die, near the end.
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TheWheelchairGirl
There is a character with a disability who is shown in a very stereotypic way than can be upsetting (SPOILER mentally disabled man being violent and mindless) but it’s a small scene than can be skipped without losing plot
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Kaleigh
The movie is in Spanish, so I am unsure what is considered a slur, but the black man in the movie is referred to as 'negro' or something similar.
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Stacy
It's kind of left up to interpretation.
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akoifish
There are no cars
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akoifish
A child is neglected but is not visibly emaciated.
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akoifish
very violent choking scene with blood
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jackparker
SKIP (56:17-56:47)
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PetraHazel
Many prisoners choose to jump into the hole to kill themselves.
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shannonwilliams49
Lots of violence with weapons (professionally made and makeshift), but no guns
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akoifish
YES
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