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PIERCING (2018)

PIERCING <span>(2018)</span> artwork

PIERCING (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 81

Release dates 04/01/2019

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Thriller, Horror, Comedy

Director(s) Nicolas Pesce

Cast includes Christopher Abbott, Olivia Bond, Laia Costa, Maria Dizzia, Marin Ireland, Dakota Lustick, Mia Wasikowska

Summary PIERCING is a horror thriller in which a man plans to satisfy his blood lust by murdering a prostitute.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/12/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PIERCING is a horror thriller in which a man plans to satisfy his blood lust by murdering a prostitute.

Violence

A woman slashes a man repeatedly with a corkscrew. There are bloody stabbings and a scene in which a woman repeatedly stabs herself in the leg.

There are references to self-harm, a scene of strong sex, female breast nudity, references to BDSM and uses of strong language ('f**k'). There is a scene in which a baby is briefly threatened, and another in which it is implied that a rabbit is killed.

Details

Title
PIERCING
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Vertigo Releasing Ltd
Classified date(s)
12/10/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF367824

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