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PIERCING

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 81m 23s

Release date 04/01/2019

Ratings Info strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Director(s) Nicolas Pesce

Cast includes Christopher Abbott, Olivia Bond, Laia Costa, Maria Dizzia, Marin Ireland, Dakota Lustick, Mia Wasikowska

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 25/12/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PIERCING is a horror thriller in which a man plans to satisfy his blood lust by murdering a prostitute.

Violence

A woman slashes a man repeatedly with a corkscrew. There are bloody stabbings and a scene in which a woman repeatedly stabs herself in the leg.

There are references to self-harm, a scene of strong sex, female breast nudity, references to BDSM and uses of strong language ('f**k'). There is a scene in which a baby is briefly threatened, and another in which it is implied that a rabbit is killed.

Details

Title
PIERCING
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Vertigo Releasing Ltd
Classified date(s)
12/10/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
81m 23s
BBFC reference
AVF367824
Remarks
16:9

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

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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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