GEMINI | British Board of Film Classification
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Type of media Video

Approved Running time 83m 22s

Ratings Info brief strong violence, gory images, sexual threat

Genre(s) Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Director(s) Shinya Tsukamoto

Cast includes Masahiro Motoki, Ryô, Yasutaka Tsutsui, Masako Motai

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 14/07/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

GEMINI is a Japanese horror thriller, set in 1910, in which a successful doctor is persecuted by a stranger who looks exactly like him.


One man stabs another in the neck, causing a large spray of blood.

Injury detail

There are sudden close-up images of maggots and rats crawling over a bloody animal corpse. In another scene a woman brands her own leg with heated metal, resulting in brief aftermath sight of a burn wound.

Sexual violence

A man strips off his clothes and attacks a woman with the intention of raping her, but no rape occurs on screen. There are further brief scenes of sexual threat when a man attempts to seduce a woman while disguised as her husband, but it is soon revealed that she knows his true identity.

There are occasional scenes of moderate threat. Sex references include sequences in which a partially naked couple kiss and embrace in stylised fashion, without visible nudity. Bad language includes the terms ‘slut’, ‘bastard’ and ‘piss’.


Third Window Films
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Submitted run time
83m 22s
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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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