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EMBRACE (2016)

EMBRACE <span>(2016)</span> artwork

EMBRACE (2016)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 90

Release dates 16/01/2017

Ratings Info infrequent strong language, nudity, brief surgical detail

Genre(s) Documentary

Director(s) Taryn Brumfitt

Cast includes Taryn Brumfitt, Mathhew Brumfitt, Renee Airya, Jade Beall, Amanda De Cadenet, Mia Freedman, Harnaam Kaur, Stefania Ferrario, Ricki Lake, Turia Pitt, Nora Tschirner, B. Jeffrey Madoff, Nigel Marsh

Summary EMBRACE is a documentary about female body image.

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 06/01/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

EMBRACE is a documentary about female body image.


Infrequent strong language ('f**k') is seen on a website page.

There is also milder bad language, including uses of 'shit', 'arse' and 'God', and some bleeped and visually obscured additional uses of stronger language.


There is brief sexualised nudity, including a shot of pole dancing.

Several scenes feature non sexual nudity, including female genital nudity.

Disturbing images

Images of cosmetic surgery feature brief sight of scalpels cutting into flesh and brief bloody detail during Botox injections.

There are undetailed verbal references to sexual activity, prostitution, self-harm, suicide and child sexual abuse.

One sequence deals with anorexia, including visual and verbal references to the illness. During this sequence, there is sight of websites promoting anorexia and these include glamorised images of emaciated women. However, such attitudes are presented as harmful and potentially dangerous.


Miracle Communications Ltd
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