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BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL artwork

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 140m 56s

Release date 08/12/2017

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Drama, Fantasy

Director(s) Takashi Miike

Cast includes Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi

Summary BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL is a Japanese fantasy drama in which a samurai joins forces with an orphan.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 28/11/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL is a Japanese fantasy drama in which a samurai joins forces with an orphan.

Violence

There are bloody swordfights involving dismemberment. The violence is sometimes sadistic.

There is a scene of sexual violence, together with some brief sexual threat to a child . A character takes his own life, ritualistically.

Details

Title
BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
31/08/2017
Main language
Japanese
Submitted run time
140m 56s
Approved footage
12684+0
BBFC reference
AFF355511
Registration number
CFJ42864
Remarks
This determination was formally reconsidered by the BBFC at the request of the submitting company. The BBFC carefully considered the arguments put forward by the submitting company, and looked again at the relevant submitted material, but concluded that its original determination was appropriate.

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