- Moral Event Horizon: Nina's family, murdering their own daughter and sister, only because they think that she had contact with boys. After that, they even try to kill Leyla because she reported her family to the police.
- Later in the movie, Carina tells that her husband had beaten her in the stomach while she was pregnant, simply because she didn't serve him the right food.
- Tear Jerker: Nina's death and all scenes after involving her sister Leyla.
- After Nina runs away from home and seeks shelter at a friend's, Leyla tries to convince her sister to come home again. When they come again, their family immediately tries to force Nina to commit suicide. The two sisters barricade themselves in their room and Leyla apologizes sobbing to Nina for taking her back home.
- The scenes where Håkan abuses his wife Carina.
- The Woobie: Leyla, Nina, Carina, Aram
YMMV / When Darkness Falls