Yes, it is violent.
Yes, it contains things you do not want to see.
No, I am not recommending anyone watch it.
I do not like this movie, but I respect it. It is well made, well acted, and the first half of the movie is mostly character development, so you do care for the leads when the bad stuff happens.
Some critics have said it doesn’t “say anything,” that it’s violence for violence’s sake. To them I say it’s a twist on Faust. Man sells his soul to the devil (Or evil porn producer) and loses everything.
I’m not wrong