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BORDER (2018)

BORDER <span>(2018)</span> artwork

BORDER (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 110

Release dates 01/07/2019, 08/02/2019

Ratings Info strong sex, nudity, bloody images, language, child abuse references

Genre(s) Fantasy, Drama

Director(s) Ali Abbasi

Cast includes Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén, Sten Ljunggren, Kjell Wilhelmsen

Summary BORDER is a Swedish fantasy drama in which a female customs officer who can smell fear becomes involved with a mysterious man whilst aiding a police investigation.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 29/01/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BORDER is a Swedish fantasy drama in which a female customs officer becomes involved with a mysterious man whilst aiding a police investigation.

Sex

In one scene a man and a woman have sex, with sight of bare buttocks. There is also a scene in which a man tries to persuade a woman to have sex; however, she refuses and the scene ends.

Nudity

A thin tail, resembling an erect penis, is shown prior to implied penetration. The film also contains scenes of male and female nudity.

Injury detail

In one scene a dead man's heavily bloodstained face is shown as he lies in a pool of blood. There is also brief sight of a blood slicked baby during a childbirth.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k'), as well as some milder terms (for example, 'bitch', 'pussies', 'dammit', 'hell').

Theme

There are child abuse references, including a scene in which a police officer is supposed to be viewing a video showing a baby being sexually abused. However, the video images he is supposedly watching are not shown.

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Details

Title
BORDER
Also known as
GRÄNS
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
MUBI
Classified date(s)
17/05/2019
Main language
Swedish
BBFC reference
AZF369415

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