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STALKER (2010)

STALKER <span>(2010)</span> artwork

STALKER (2010)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 77

Release dates 15/10/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong gory violence and language

Genre(s) Thriller, Horror

Director(s) Martin Kemp

Cast includes Anna Brecon, Linda Hayden, Jane March, Billy Murray

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/10/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

STALKER is a British horror film in which an author retreats to a secluded country house where mysterious events start to occur.

Violence

There are scenes of strong gory violence, including several people being stabbed with a large knife. Although this results in a lot of blood on clothes and hands, there is generally little in the way of injury detail. However, there is a very brief shot of a naked man being stabbed in the lower back as he lies on top of a woman in bed, after which he vomits up blood. There is also a shadowy glimpse of a murdered woman's gory face. The most detailed scene of violence involves a man being garrotted with a cheese wire and being stabbed in the neck. A red line appears on his throat, with blood dripping down, and there is a brief close up of a wound, with some blood pumping from it.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms such as 'shit', 'crap', 'bloody', 'whore' and 'bitch'.

There are verbal and visual sex references. These include mention of a woman having been raped by her brother since she was 13, and some dreamlike scenes in which naked people caress one another with some fleeting breast and nipple nudity.

Details

Title
STALKER
Year
2010
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
4Digital Media Ltd
Classified date(s)
19/12/2011
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF283686

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