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SMASHING THE 0-LINE

SMASHING THE 0-LINE artwork

SMASHING THE 0-LINE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 82m 54s

Release date 16/04/2018

BBFCInsight moderate violence, threat, nudity, drug references

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) Seijun Suzuki

Cast includes Hiroyuki Nagato, Yuji Kodaka, Sanae Nakahara, Mayumi Shimizu, Tomo'o Nagai, Kaku Takashina

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 06/04/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SMASHING THE 0-LINE is a Japanese crime thriller in which rival newspaper journalists pursue a story about a crime boss whose gang is involved in trafficking people and drugs.

Violence

Moderate violence includes a man repeatedly slapping a woman across her face and a man being beaten with heavy punches and kicks.

Threat

Moderate threat includes a man undressing beside a woman who is slumped on the floor.

Nudity

There is a photograph of a woman lying nude on her front.

Drugs

Drug references include sight of white powder.

Details

Title
SMASHING THE 0-LINE
Also known as
SMASHING THE ZERO LINE
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
07/03/2018
Main language
Japanese
Submitted run time
82m 54s
BBFC reference
AVV361221
Remarks
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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SMASHING THE ZERO LINE

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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