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BEFORE THE RAINS

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BEFORE THE RAINS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 93m 38s

BBFCInsight Contains moderate violence

Director(s) Santosh Sivan

Cast includes Leopold Benedict, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Jennifer Ehle, Indrajit, Lal Paul, Linus Roache, John Standing

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 30/10/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BEFORE THE RAINS is an English / Malayan language drama set against the background of civil unrest in British occupied South India in 1937. It concerns the relationship between Henry, the owner of a spice plantation, and his housekeeper and lover Sajani.

Violence

Some of the scenes of violence occur within a domestic situation and feature heavy blows being dished out to a female character. The injury detail is minimal.

There is a suicide scene containing minimal injury detail reserved to a close up shot of a bloody hand sliding down a window. There is one scene of implied sex between two characters.

Details

Title
BEFORE THE RAINS
Year
2008
Distributor(s)
Metrodome Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
05/11/2008
Main language
English
Other languages
Malayalam
Submitted run time
93m 38s
BBFC reference
AVF247541
Remarks
Part Subtitled

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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BEFORE THE RAINS

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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