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THE YELLOW SEA

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THE YELLOW SEA

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 140m 9s

Ratings Info Contains strong bloody violence and sex

Genre(s) Action, Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Na Hong-jin

Cast includes Yun-seok Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Seong-Ha Cho, Chul-Min Lee

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 07/02/2012

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE YELLOW SEA is a Korean thriller in which a man travels from his home in China to South Korea in search of his missing wife.

Violence

There are scenes of strong bloody violence, including close-up detail of a throat being slashed and a number of attacks with a hand axe in which the weapon is seen chopping into limbs with resultant bloody detail.

Sex

There are strong sex scenes, including a prolonged sequence in which a naked couple have sex in a variety of different positions.

There is frequent strong language ('f**k') in the subtitled dialogue.

Details

Title
THE YELLOW SEA
Year
2012
Distributor(s)
Bounty Films
Classified date(s)
13/02/2012
Main language
Korean
Submitted run time
140m 9s
BBFC reference
AVF282847
Remarks
Widescreen

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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THE YELLOW SEA

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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