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PANDORA'S BOX (1929)

PANDORA'S BOX <span>(1929)</span> artwork

PANDORA'S BOX (1929)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 105

Release dates 01/06/2018, 30/06/2002, 18/10/1993

BBFCInsight mild violence, threat, sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) G. W. Pabst,Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Cast includes Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Gotz, Alice Roberts, Daisy D'Ora, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz, Krafft-Raschig, Gustav Diesel

Summary PANDORA'S BOX is a silent drama, from 1929, which follows the downfall of a naive woman whose beauty has a devastating effect on the people around her.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/05/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PANDORA'S BOX is a silent drama, from 1929, which follows the downfall of a naive woman whose beauty has a devastating effect on the people around her.

Violence

A scene implies that a man is shot, but there is no impact detail, although there is brief sight of blood trickling down the man's mouth.

Threat

A scene of mild threat shows a man trying to hand a woman a gun when he orders her to kill herself. There are references to Jack the Ripper, including sight of posters warning people about a man who is luring women and then murdering them.

Sex

Sex references include a scene in which a man attempts to procure a woman for sex. There are also other references to prostitution.

There are scenes of smoking throughout.

Details

Title
PANDORA'S BOX
Also known as
PANDORA'S BOX - (DIE BUCHSE DER PANDORA),DIE BUCHSE DER PANDORA,DIE BÜCHSE DER PANDORA
Year
1929
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Tartan Video Ltd,Second Sight Films,British Int Film Dist Co Ltd,BFI (UK Wide),BFI Films
Classified date(s)
05/03/2018
Main language
German
Other languages
English
BBFC reference
AZF064484

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