Not Coming To Screens Any Time Soon: Kim Ki-duk's MOEBIUS Effectively Banned In Korea
Widely reported within Italian press as a selection of the upcoming Venice film festival, Moebius has been hit with this rare and unusual rating due to high levels of sex and nudity along with scenes of incest. In their ruling the board states:
Readers may recall that Kim Jee-woon's I Saw The Devil was also initially hit with this same rating due to scenes of cannibalism and poor treatment of the dead and was forced to make cuts before being permitted to screen in commercial cinemas.The story and contents of the movie are highly violent, terrifying and harmful to underage audiences. The unethical and unsocial expressions of sexual activity between immediate family members make it only suitable for screening in limited theatres.