What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this classic horror film addresses occult themes throughout and isn't appropriate for children. Parents should be aware that this film deals frankly with pregnancy and adult sexuality. Characters practice satanic rituals, make bargains with the devil, drink alcohol, and have sex.
- Families can talk about the issues of greed and ambition raised by Guy's character.
- They could also talk about gender issues centering on marriage andpregnancy, including abusive relationships. What does the film suggestabout women's position in marriage? How do these suggestions relate tothe time period in which the film was produced?
- Who are the monsters in this movie, and what, aside from their affiliation with the occultmakes them monstrous?