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VERNA (2017)

VERNA <span>(2017)</span> artwork

VERNA (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 158

Release dates 17/11/2017

BBFCInsight references to rape, strong threat

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Shoaib Mansoor

Cast includes Mahira Khan, Haroon Shahid, Zarrar Khan, Rasheed Naz, Naimal Khawar, Salmaan Shaukat

Summary VERNA is a Urdu language drama in which a woman fights for justice after she is abducted and assaulted by feudal lords.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/11/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

VERNA is a Urdu language drama in which a woman fights for justice after she is abducted and assaulted by feudal lords.

Theme

There are frequent verbal references to the rape of a young woman.

Threat

A young woman is forcibly abducted by armed men who intend to do her harm. Later, a man finds himself at the mercy of a woman who plans to take violent revenge upon him.

Other issues include occasional moderate violence, injury detail and sex references, including references to pornography.

A suicide occurs off screen, and the method is unclear.

Bad language includes uses of 'bitch', 'hell', 'God', 'son of a bitch', 'damn' and 'bullshit'.

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Details

Title
VERNA
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
HUM NETWORK UK LTD
Classified date(s)
14/11/2017
Main language
Urdu
BBFC reference
AZF357665

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