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THE YELLOW SEA

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THE YELLOW SEA

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 140m 9s

Release date 21/10/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong bloody violence and sex

Genre(s) Action, Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Na Hong-jin

Cast includes Yun-seok Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Seong-Ha Cho, Chul-Min Lee

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 11/10/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE YELLOW SEA is a Korean thriller in which a man travels from his home in China to South Korea in search of his missing wife.

Violence

There are scenes of strong bloody violence, including close-up detail of a throat being slashed and a number of attacks with a hand axe in which the weapon is seen chopping into limbs with resultant bloody detail.

Sex

There are strong sex scenes, including a prolonged sequence in which a naked couple have sex in a variety of different positions

There is frequent strong language ('f**k') in the subtitled dialogue.

Details

Title
THE YELLOW SEA
Also known as
HWANGHAE
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
Bounty Films
Classified date(s)
22/08/2011
Main language
Korean
Submitted run time
140m 9s
Approved footage
12613+8
BBFC reference
AFF282847
Registration number
CFJ24161
Remarks
Subtitled

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