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THE AGE OF SHADOWS

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THE AGE OF SHADOWS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 140m 31s

Release date 24/03/2017

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence, injury detail, scenes of torture

Genre(s) Thriller

Director(s) Kim Jee-woon

Cast includes Byung-hun Lee, Yoo Gong, Kang-ho Song, Ji-min Han, Hee-soon Park, Sang-hee Lee, Tae-goo Eom, Foster Burden

Summary THE AGE OF SHADOWS is a Korean espionage thriller, set in the 1920s, in which a former resistance fighter's loyalties are tested.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE AGE OF SHADOWS is a Korean espionage thriller, set in the 1920s, in which a former resistance fighter's loyalties are tested.

Violence

There is strong bloody violence throughout, with characters shooting one another during action sequences, as well as trading punches and headbutts. There are also scenes in which characters are tortured using a hammer, a hot poker and other implements.

Injury detail

There are gory scenes of injury detail. A man pulls off his big toe, after it has sustained a gunshot wound.

There is mild bad language, including 'shit', 'arsehole', 'crap' and 'bastard'.

Details

Title
THE AGE OF SHADOWS
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Soda Pictures Ltd.
Classified date(s)
13/02/2017
Main language
Japanese, Korean
Submitted run time
140m 31s
Approved footage
12646+8
BBFC reference
AFF348937
Registration number
CFJ41482
Remarks
Subtitled

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