THIRST

BBFC reference: 
AFF262283
Registration number: 
CFJ19646
Parent release: 
AZF262283
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Thursday, 13 August 2009
Main language: 
Approved footage: 
12042+2
Distributers: 
Metrodome Distribution
Release date: 
Friday, 16 October 2009
Approved running time: 
133m 48s
Genre: 
Type: 
Directors: 
Park Chan-wook
Cast: 
Kang ho Song,Ok Vin Kim,Hae Sook Kim
Consumer advice: 
Contains one use of very strong language, strong bloody violence and sex
Remarks: 
Subtitled
BBFC insight: 

<p>THIRST is a Korean horror drama in which a priest volunteers for a medical experiment to find a vaccine that will cure a disease which is killing hundreds of people.</p><dl><dt>Violence</dt><dd><p>There is a scene in which a corkscrew is plunged into a man's chest, before being twisted, and which causes a huge blood spurt. In another scene, a man slices his own tongue with a shard of glass, and the blood subsequently drips into a dead woman's mouth as the man kisses her.</p><p>There are also a couple of scenes of strong threat. In one scene, a woman jabs a small pair of scissors into the open mouth of a sleeping man; however, she stops short of actually stabbing the mouth.</p></dd><dt>Sex</dt><dd><p>There is a prolonged sex scene in which a naked man thrusts into a naked woman. The scene also contains consensual violence, as the couple's pleasure is enhanced by the man biting the woman's neck and drinking her blood.</p></dd><dt>Language</dt><dd><p>There is a clear aggressive use of very strong language ('c**t') directed by a man towards a woman.</p></dd></dl>

Other titles: 
BAKJWI
Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
Cuts replaced: 
Season number: 
0
Episode number: 
0
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
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