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THE DEAD LANDS

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THE DEAD LANDS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 107m 24s

Release date 29/05/2015

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Toa Fraser

Cast includes James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, Raukura Turei, George Henare, Rena Owen, Pana Hema Taylor

Summary THE DEAD LANDS is a Maori language action film about a young man who forges an alliance with a mysterious warrior in order to avenge the death of his father.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 19/05/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DEAD LANDS is a Maori language action film about a young man who forges an alliance with a mysterious warrior in order to avenge the death of his father.

Violence

Fight sequences feature heavy blows to the head and body with tribal weapons, as well as hand-to-hand combat. There is sight of stabbings and blood spurts. A man's throat is cut and a huge blood spurt sprays onto other characters. There is a scene in which a man hacks at the arm of a dead body.

In a ritual, a character defecates on a human skull and then rubs in the faeces with his hand before licking it.

Details

Title
THE DEAD LANDS
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Icon Film Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/03/2015
Main language
Maori
Submitted run time
107m 24s
Approved footage
9666+0
BBFC reference
AFF324518
Registration number
CFJ35220
Remarks
Subtitled

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