Themes include a belief of a higher calling and a need to "save" people. However, these traits are used in the wrong way, causing pain and distress. Loneliness, mental health, and religion are prominent throughout, all of which combine with dangerous repercussions. Compassion and empathy is displayed by some, but often misguidedly.
There are numerous violent and scary scenes, some of which occur as flashbacks, and others seemingly as hallucinations. A dead corpse is seen on a hospital gurney with a character close by covered in blood. Multiple references to death. Someone is dying of a terminal illness. A snide comment results in someone punching someone in the face causing a bloody nose. Character self-harms -- scratches are seen on their stomach. They place the back of their hand on a hot stove causing a severe burn, which they proceed to pick at. They then place multiple pins inside their shoes and proceed to walk on them. During a sexual encounter, a character has a flashback and then a hallucination in which they thrust their hands through someone's chest. During the same encounter, one of them asks the other to stop, but they ignore their request and carry on having sex with them. Character levitates in the air. A struggle between two characters results in someone being flung across the room, an ashtray being smashed over someone, and a pair of scissors being thrust into someone's neck causing much blood and their death. Someone pours flammable liquid over themselves before setting themselves alight. Further unsettling scenes include the voice of "God" and later the "Devil," the recurrence of a cockroach, and the distortion of walls, the sky, and liquid.
Two characters have a casual sexual relationship, which involves one giving the other money. They are seen kissing on a couch in just their nightdresses. References to sex. Characters have seizures, which though are put down to religious experiences, resemble something sexual. Character masturbates someone in the corner of a pub. Two characters have sex, and despite one of them asking the other to stop, they continue. A character's bare bottom is seen in the shower. Character is often seen in their underwear and t-shirt. Brief reference to menstruation.
Language is intermittent but does include variants of "f--k," "s--t," "a--hole," "damn," and one use of "c--t."
One character smokes cigarettes constantly, despite suffering from a terminal illness. They also drink and, after one occasion, they end up being sick on the floor. As a result of their illness, they are regally shown taking prescribed tablets as well as having injections administered to them. Other characters are also seen smoking. Drinks are drunk at a party and at a pub. One character becomes very drunk after drinking pints of beer and alcoholic shots. They behave erratically, go to a stranger's house and have sex, and later throw up violently.