Mother
  • Director(s)

    Bong Joon-ho

  • Production Year

    2009

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, Crime

  • Approx. running minutes

    124m

  • Cast

    Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Yoon Jae-Moon

Film

Mother

Contains strong language, sex and violence
  • Director(s)

    Bong Joon-ho

  • Production Year

    2009

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, Crime

  • Approx. running minutes

    124m

  • Cast

    Hye-ja Kim, Bin Won, Ku Jin, Yoon Jae-Moon

MOTHER is a South Korean drama in which a desperate mother sets about trying to prove that her son is innocent of a brutal murder with which he's been charged.

Language

There is occasional use of strong language ('f**k') and moderate discriminatory language including 'retard' and 'idiot' in reference to a man with learning difficulties.

Sex

A sex scene features brief breast nudity and the impression of a woman rocking rhythmically on top of a man.

Violence

Scenes of violence include a man being beaten to death with a wrench and a boy's tooth being knocked out after being kicked in the face.

There is a scene in which there is the implication of glue sniffing, and infrequent scenes of smoking.

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MotherCinema129m 0sOptimum Releasing31/03/2010
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MotherPhysical media + VOD/Streaming124m 0sOptimum Releasing24/05/2010
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MotherCinema2m 0sOptimum Releasing21/07/2010
  • Classified date

    24/05/2010

  • BBFC reference

    AVF267658

  • Language

    Korean