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GOGOL. THE BEGINNING

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GOGOL. THE BEGINNING

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 106m 57s

Release date 17/09/2017

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence, horror, sex

Genre(s) Horror, Mystery

Director(s) Egor Baranov

Cast includes Oleg Menshikov, Alexander Petrov, Sergey Badyuk, Taisiya Vilkova, Artyom Tkachenko, Evgeniy Stychkin

Summary GOGOL. THE BEGINNING is a Russian supernatural mystery in which writer Nikolai Gogol uses psychic visions to help investigate a particularly baffling crime.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/09/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

GOGOL. THE BEGINNING is a Russian supernatural mystery in which writer Nikolai Gogol uses psychic visions to help investigate a particularly baffling crime.

Violence

Violent scenes include fist fights, stabbings and shootings. One character's limbs are cut off with a sword, resulting in a large spurts of blood, and another character is impaled against a tree. There are also a few gruesome autopsy scenes, including one in which a man reaches inside a dead woman's chest to remove her heart.

Threat

Horror sequences include nightmarish visions experienced by the central character, the appearance of a pale-faced witch with glowing yellow eyes, and a parade of strange creatures including a man with a head made of octopus tentacles.

Sex

A single sex scene contains profile breast nudity and implied thrusting.

Details

Title
GOGOL. THE BEGINNING
Also known as
GOGOL. ORIGINSГОГОЛЬ. НАЧАЛО
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
NRM Neue Russische Medien
Classified date(s)
07/09/2017
Main language
Russian
Submitted run time
106m 57s
Approved footage
9625+8
BBFC reference
AFF355624
Registration number
CFJ42910

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