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A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE (2014)

A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE <span>(2014)</span> artwork

A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE (2014)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 98

Release dates 24/04/2015

BBFCInsight disturbing images

Genre(s) Comedy

Director(s) Roy Andersson

Cast includes Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg, Lotti Törnros, Jonas Gerholm, Ola Stensson

Summary A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE is a Swedish comedy about a group of interconnected characters suffering from various forms of sadness and isolation.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/04/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE is a Swedish comedy about a group of interconnected characters suffering from various forms of sadness and isolation.

Disturbing images

There is a scene in which a primate is seemingly strapped to a piece of laboratory equipment and electrocuted; the animal is clearly animatronic and no actual animal cruelty was employed.

There is also a sequence in which people are locked inside a large metal cylinder, under which a fire is lit: it is implied that those inside are being burned alive, although no detail of what happens inside the cylinder is shown and the scene in presented in a distanced and surreal fashion.

There is a scene in which a man fondles a woman's breast underneath her shirt, and another scene in which a woman wears a transparent top, through which her breasts are clearly visible. There is also occasional use of mild bad language ('crap', 'bloody', 'bastards' and 'bullshit').

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Details

Title
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE
Also known as
EN DUVA SATT PÅ EN GREN OCH FUNDERADE PÅ TILLVARON
Year
2014
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
13/07/2015
Main language
Swedish
Other languages
English
BBFC reference
AZF323360

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