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BLUE VELVET (1986)

BLUE VELVET <span>(1986)</span> artwork

BLUE VELVET (1986)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 115

Release dates 02/12/2016, 14/12/2001, 18/09/2000, 20/09/1999, 01/03/1995, 10/08/1992

Ratings Info sexual violence, strong sex, violence

Genre(s) Thriller, Drama

Director(s) David Lynch

Cast includes Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern, Dean Stockwell, Hope Lange, Priscilla Pointer, George Dickerson, Francis Bay, Ken Stovitz, Brad Dourif, Jack Nance, Jack Harvey, J. Michael Hunter, Dick Green, Fred Pickler, Philip Markert, Leonard Watkins, Moses Gibson, Selden Smith

Summary BLUE VELVET is a drama, from 1986, in which a young man becomes involved in a sinister underworld after finding a severed ear.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 22/11/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLUE VELVET is a drama, from 1986, in which a young man becomes involved in a sinister underworld after finding a severed ear.

Violence

In one scene a man pushes a woman to the ground, hits and verbally abuses her, and lies on top of her to perform vigorous frottage.

A woman asks a man to hit her and he responds by slapping her face.

Other scenes of violence include sight of heavy blood spray as a man is shot in the head, followed by further sight of gore in the aftermath.

Sex

There are strong verbal sex references, such as when a woman says to a man: "I still have you inside me".

There is some nudity in a sexual context.

There is frequent use of strong language ('f**k').

There are scenes of drug misuse, in which a character inhales an unidentified substance from a gas canister before performing acts of violence.

Details

Title
BLUE VELVET
Year
1986
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Polygram Video Ltd,Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd,Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.,Park Circus Limited,High Fliers Films Ltd.,Fox Video Ltd,Columbia Tristar Films (UK),CBS/Fox Video Ltd,Castle Music Ltd,20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
15/08/2016
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF059466

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