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HANSEL & GRETEL - WITCH HUNTERS [2D]

HANSEL & GRETEL - WITCH HUNTERS <span>[2D]</span> artwork

HANSEL & GRETEL - WITCH HUNTERS [2D]

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 87m 48s

Release date 27/02/2013

BBFCInsight Contains strong bloody violence and gore

Genre(s) Fantasy, Horror

Director(s) Tommy Wirkola

Cast includes  Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Yansen, Thomas Mann

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 17/02/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HANSEL & GRETEL - WITCH HUNTERS is an action adventure horror film based on the Grimm brothers' fairy tale characters, in which they have become witch hunters employed to recover missing children.

Violence

The film contains strong violence and gore throughout, including a man being ripped apart, a man exploding into a bloody mess, a man's head being squashed into a splash of blood, a witch being sliced into several pieces as she flies into a network of wires strung between trees, and a witch being decapitated with a shovel. Most of the violence is observed from a distance and there is no dwelling on the infliction of pain or injury.

The film also includes use of strong language ('f**k'). Moderate and mild language in the film includes the terms 'whore', 'bitch', 'shit', 'hell' and 'damned'. There is also a scene of sexualised but brief female nudity as a young woman walks into a pool of healing waters. Hansel is also seen injecting himself in the leg with a large syringe. But it is made clear that this is treatment for diabetes, the result of eating too much candy as a child.

Details

Title
HANSEL & GRETEL - WITCH HUNTERS
Title Information
2D
Year
2013
Distributor(s)
Paramount Pictures UK
Classified date(s)
15/01/2013
Main language
English
Submitted run time
87m 48s
Approved footage
7902+0
BBFC reference
CFF285658
Registration number
CFJ27957
Remarks
2D

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