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MASSS

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MASSS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 150m 57s

Release date 27/05/2015

BBFCInsight moderate violence, infrequent strong language

Genre(s) Action, Drama

Director(s) Venkat Prabhu

Cast includes Suriya, Nayantara, Parthiban, Samuthirakani, Jayaram, Pranitha Subhash

Summary MASSS is a Tamil language action drama about a thief who, after being injured in a car crash, starts to see ghosts and becomes responsible for seeing them into the afterlife.

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 1m 41s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 17/05/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MASSS is a Tamil language action drama about a thief who, after being injured in a car crash, starts to see ghosts and becomes responsible for guiding them into the afterlife.

Violence

There are several scenes of moderate violence as men have fights involving punches and kicks to the face, chest and stomach. Some characters are stabbed with the impacts hidden by clothing. Characters are occasionally left with blood on their faces. One man is also drowned.

There are some moderate horror images as characters are chased by ghosts who shape shift into strange monsters who crawl around or fly through the air. There are also some images of zombies during a dance routine.

Language

There is a single English use of strong language ('f**k').

Cuts information

Cuts were made to remove and reduce moments of strong violence, including stabbings and a woman and a child being set on fire, in order to achieve a 12A classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. A 15 uncut was available.

Details

Title
MASSS
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Qube Entertainments Limited
Classified date(s)
26/05/2015
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
152m 38s
Approved footage
13585+8
BBFC reference
AFF326717
Registration number
CFJ35919

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