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KATHAKALI

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KATHAKALI

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 123m 53s

Release date 15/01/2016

BBFCInsight moderate violence, sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Pandiraj

Cast includes Vishal, Catherine Tresa, Nassar, Karunas, Soori, Sreejith Ravi, Mime Gopi

Summary KATHAKALI is a Tamil language drama in which a man is blamed for the murder of a local gang leader.

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were made at the request of the distributor to achieve a particular category. To obtain this category cuts of 0m 48s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/01/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

KATHAKALI is a Tamil language drama in which a man is blamed for the murder of a local gang leader.

Violence

There are infrequent scenes of moderate violence involving martial arts action, head butts, use of machetes, characters being slammed into objects, and some very brief sight of blood on characters' faces and clothes.

Sex

Infrequent moderate sex references include a character buying flavoured condoms.

There is infrequent use of mild bad language, eg 'bloody'.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Cuts information

Distributor chose to remove scenes of strong violence for the requested 12A rating, in line with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 was available.

Details

Title
KATHAKALI
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Qentertainment
Classified date(s)
14/01/2016
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
124m 41s
Approved footage
11149+8
BBFC reference
AFF335221
Registration number
CFJ38395

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