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RAW

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 98m 54s

Release date 07/04/2017

BBFCInsight strong gory images, injury detail

Genre(s) Drama, Horror

Director(s) Julia Ducournau

Cast includes Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella, Laurent Lucas, Joana Preiss, Bouli Lanners.

Summary RAW is a subtitled horror film in which a vegetarian college student develops a craving for human flesh following an initiation ritual.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 28/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

RAW is a subtitled horror film in which a vegetarian college student develops a craving for human flesh following an initiation ritual.

Injury detail

Several scenes feature strong gory images and injury detail relating to cannibalism, such as a finger being bitten off and eaten.

There are also scenes featuring the dissection of animal carcasses.

One scene shows a woman's pubic hair being painfully removed with wax strips.

There is a scene in which a horse is drugged into unconsciousness; however, there is no onscreen evidence of cruelty.

There are some scenes of sexual activity and some strong sex references, as well as scenes featuring full nudity.

Marijuana joints are occasionally smoked, and a woman takes an unidentified pill at a party.

There is also some strong language (eg 'f**k').

Details

Title
RAW
Also known as
GRAVE
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
04/10/2016
Main language
French
Submitted run time
98m 54s
Approved footage
8901+0
BBFC reference
AFF345447
Registration number
CFJ40578

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