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AUDITION (2000)

AUDITION <span>(2000)</span> artwork

AUDITION (2000)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 113

Release dates 24/09/2001, 16/03/2001

BBFCInsight strong gory violence, torture

Director(s) Takashi Miike

Cast includes Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura, Renji Ishibashi, Miyuki Matsuda, Toshie Negishi, Ren Osugi

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

AUDITION is a Japanese horror film, from 2000, in which a recent widower holds auditions to find a new wife.

Violence

There are scenes of strong gory violence and torture which include scenes in which men have various body parts cut off with piano wire, resulting in large sprays of blood; severed body parts are seen either being held or lying strewn across the floor in the aftermath of violence. There is a scene of torture in which a man has needles stabbed into his body, including his eyes. Violence is directed towards a child when a man brandishes a young girl on the thigh with a burning rod.

There are references to child sexual abuse, strong sex references, an implied scene of oral sex and brief breast nudity.

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Details

Title
AUDITION
Also known as
ODISHON
Year
2000
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Tartan Video Ltd,Metro Tartan Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
14/08/2001
Main language
Japanese
BBFC reference
AZF165680

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