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COLONIA

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COLONIA

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 109m 54s

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong violence, torture, child abuse references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Florian Gallenberger

Cast includes Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey, Vicky Krieps, Janne Wrner, Julie Ovenden

Summary COLONIA is a drama, based on true events, about a couple who become entangled in the Chilean coup in 1973 and find themselves held by a brutal cult.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 06/04/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

COLONIA is a drama, based on true events, about a couple who become entangled in the Chilean coup in 1973 and find themselves held by a brutal cult.

Language

There is a use of very strong language ('c**t') in a scene in which a women is being humiliated, and a number of uses of strong language ('f**k').

Violence

There are scenes of strong violence depicting harsh beatings meted out to inmates and a scene of torture in which a man has electric paddles applied to his body and head.

Theme

There are references to the systematic sexual abuse of young boys by a man in authority. On screen captions later reference the criminal charges for child abuse brought against the man.

Details

Title
COLONIA
Also known as
COLONIA
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Signature Entertainment
Classified date(s)
06/04/2016
Main language
English, German, Spanish
Submitted run time
109m 54s
Approved footage
9891+0
BBFC reference
AFF337805
Registration number
CFJ39273
Remarks
Part Subtitled

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