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WILLOW

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WILLOW

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 125m 11s

Director(s) Ron Howard

Cast includes Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davies, Jean Marsh, Patricia Hayes, Billy Barty

Cut This work was cut. To obtain this category cuts of 0m 34s were required.

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WILLOW is a fantasy adventure in which a farmer protects a baby from an evil sorceress.

Violence

Scenes include swordfights, fistfights, and displays of magic in which characters are thrown around. There are also sequences in which characters are transformed into pigs and a troll turns into a two headed monster, complete with some slimy effects. However, there is limited sight of blood or injury detail throughout.

Sex

A male character disguised as a woman is groped by another man and asked if he wants to breed. There is also brief female nudity but detail is hidden in shadow and only briefly shown from behind.

Language

There is use of 'jackass' and 'hell'.

There are scenes of mild threat, including characters being chased by dogs.

Details

Title
WILLOW
Year
1988
Distributor(s)
U.I.P. (UK)
Classified date(s)
17/11/1988
Main language
English
Submitted run time
125m 45s
Approved footage
11266+3
BBFC reference
AFF061460
Registration number
CFH30704

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