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BLACK COAL, THIN ICE

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BLACK COAL, THIN ICE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 109m 11s

Ratings Info strong violence, disturbing images, sex, strong language

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) Diao Yinan

Cast includes Fan Liao, Lun Mei Gwei, Xuebing Wang, Jingchun Wang, Ailei Yu

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 12/05/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLACK COAL, THIN ICE is a thriller about a former police officer who investigates a series of murders.

Violence

In one scene, there is a shoot-out in which blood spurts from wounds. In another scene, a man is beaten to death with an ice skate; however, there is no strong detail.

Disturbing images

Some scenes include sight of severed body parts.

Sex

A man and woman have sex in a prolonged scene that features thrusting; however, there is no nudity or strong detail.

Language

Some strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'), as well as some milder bad language ('bullshit', 'shit', 'crappy', 'ass', 'damn').

Details

Title
BLACK COAL, THIN ICE
Also known as
BAI RI YAN HUO
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
12/05/2015
Main language
Mandarin
Submitted run time
109m 11s
BBFC reference
AVV326044
Remarks
Subtitled

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

01:49:11:02
BLACK COAL
THIN ICE

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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