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LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS - BROKEN EMBRACES

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LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS - BROKEN EMBRACES

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 127m 45s

Release date 28/08/2009

BBFCInsight Contains strong language, sex and hard drug references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Pedro Almodóvar

Cast includes Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, José Luís Gómez, Rubén Ochandiano, Tamar Novas

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 18/08/2009

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS - BROKEN EMBRACES is a Spanish drama which travels between the present and the past as a blind former film director recollects the affair he had with an actress that led to tragic consequences.

Language

There is frequent strong language ('f**k').

Sex

The film contains sex scenes which include occasional nudity; however, they have an intimate tone and provide a sufficiently unambiguous sense of what is happening. There are also some strong verbal sex references.

Drugs

There are verbal and visual references to hard drugs such as cocaine and Ecstasy,. In one scene, a man consumes a drink that has been spiked with a narcotic, and which has harmful consequences.

Details

Title
LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS - BROKEN EMBRACES
Also known as
BROKEN HUGS
Year
2009
Distributor(s)
Pathe Productions LTD
Classified date(s)
11/05/2009
Main language
Spanish
Submitted run time
127m 45s
Approved footage
11497+15
BBFC reference
AFF259081
Registration number
CFJ19119
Remarks
Subtitled

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