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SAVAGE (2019)

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SAVAGE (2019)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 100

Release dates 28/08/2020

Ratings Info very strong language, strong violence

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) Sam Kelly

Cast includes Jake Ryan, John Tui, Chelsie Preston Crayford, Olly Presling

Summary SAVAGE is a New Zealand crime drama in which a gang enforcer seeking to maintain his position must reconcile with his traumatic past.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 18/08/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SAVAGE is a New Zealand crime drama in which a gang enforcer seeking to maintain his position must reconcile with his traumatic past.

Language

There is frequent use of very strong language ('c**t') some of which is used in an aggressive and violent context. There is also use of strong language ('f**k). Discriminatory language includes uses of the term 'faggot'.

Violence

Rival gangs use improvised weapons, including knives, to attack each other. A man's hand is hit with a hammer and, in another scene, a man is killed with a hammer. There is bloody detail throughout.

There are scenes of drug misuse and strong sex references. It is implied that a woman is in a physically abusive relationship when she is seen with bruises on her skin; there are also implied scenes of child physical abuse within a borstal setting. A brief scene of sexual threat shows a group of men proposition a woman.

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Details

Title
SAVAGE
Year
2019
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Vertigo Releasing Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/08/2020
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF387311

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