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UNDER THE SHADOW

UNDER THE SHADOW artwork

UNDER THE SHADOW

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 83m 59s

Release date 30/09/2016

BBFCInsight strong supernatural threat

Genre(s) Horror

Director(s) Babak Anvari

Cast includes Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Ray Haratian, Arash Marandi

Summary UNDER THE SHADOW is a Persian language horror, set in Tehran in 1988, in which a mother and daughter are threatened by a mysterious evil that invades their home.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/09/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

UNDER THE SHADOW is a Persian language horror, set in Tehran in 1988, in which a mother and daughter are threatened by a mysterious evil that invades their home.

Threat

There are scenes of sustained supernatural threat, with focus on a distressed girl who can see an evil spirit. Scenes show a ghostly figure present in personal spaces.

A man aggressively addresses a woman as a 'whore'. Milder bad language includes infrequent use of 'sod', 'damn' and 'God'.

Details

Title
UNDER THE SHADOW
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Vertigo Releasing Ltd
Classified date(s)
16/09/2016
Main language
Persian
Submitted run time
83m 59s
Approved footage
7558+8
BBFC reference
AFF343280
Registration number
CFJ40465
Remarks
Subtitled

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