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PAPANASAM

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PAPANASAM

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 178m 14s

Release date 02/07/2015

BBFCInsight moderate violence, sexualised threat

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) Jeethu Joseph

Cast includes Kamal Haasan, Gautami, Niveda Thomas, Esther, Kalabhavan Mani, Asha Sharath, Anant Mahadevan

Summary PAPANASAM is a Tamil language drama about a father who covers up a murder to protect his family.

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 28s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/06/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PAPANASAM is a Tamil language drama about a father who covers up a murder to protect his family.

Violence

Several scenes of moderate violence, including a man being hit over the head with a metal pipe, and a family, including a young girl, being beaten up by a corrupt policeman.

Threat

Moderate sexualised threat as a man tries to blackmail a woman into having sex with him against her will. He is interrupted before anything can happen.

There is also some mild bad language, including 'crappy', 'bloody' and 'pissed off'.

Cuts information

Company chose to remove a scene of violence (in which a character's fingers are broken) in order to obtain a 12A classification. Cut made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. A 15 classification, without cuts, was available.

Details

Title
PAPANASAM
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Qentertainment
Classified date(s)
03/07/2015
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
178m 42s
Approved footage
16041+0
BBFC reference
AFF328168
Registration number
CFJ36349

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