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BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES

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BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 107m 3s

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Drama, Martial Arts

Director(s) Yang Lu

Cast includes Chen Chang, Shih-Chieh Chin, Dong-xue Li, Shishi Liu, Yuan Nie, Qianyuan Wang

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were compulsory. To obtain this category cuts of 0m 5s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES is a Chinese action drama, set in the 17th Century, in which three assassins are tasked with killing an influential figure.

Violence

There are sword fights which include stabbings and slashings with resultant blood spurts. In one scene a man's hand is severed.

There is occasional moderate and mild bad language, including 'bitch' and 'bastards'. Scenes are set in a brothel, although no strong sex is shown. There is a passing verbal reference to anal sex.

Cuts information

Compulsory cut required to remove a scene of animal cruelty (a horse being tripped) in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy.

Details

Title
BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES
Also known as
XIU CHUN DAO
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Second Sight Films
Classified date(s)
14/03/2017
Main language
Mandarin
Other languages
Mandarin
Submitted run time
107m 9s
BBFC reference
AVV349839
Remarks
Subtitled

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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