The Neon Demon is a 2016 France / USA / Denmark horror thriller by Nicolas Winding Refn.
Starring Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves.
When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
For some reason The Daily Mail has picked up on the film for its latest censorship rant. The latest article is titled: Has cinema ever been so depraved and the censors so amoral? See
article from dailymail.co.uk
Any way the BBFC hasn't paid any heed and the film has just been passed uncut and 18 rated for strong bloody images, necrophilia, sexual assault for:
Meanwhile in the US the film was rated R for disturbing violent content, bloody images, graphic nudity, a scene of aberrant sexuality, and language.
Offsite Comment: The Daily Mail Is Up In Arms Again!
6th June 2016. See article
Melon Farmers contributor, Pooch, blogs at Cinema Extreme and has written about the Daily Mail article noted above. He writes:
The beloved (that's sarcasm) Daily Mail has got its underwear in a bunch again, over another forthcoming film, and - despite the journalist concerned not actually having seen the film at all - she wants the BBFC to ban it.
...Read the full article from cinema-extreme.blogspot.com
Update: 12 in France
9th June 2016. From IMDb
The film will be released uncut in Germany and Switzerland with an age rating of 16. Norway agrees with the UK 18 rating, whilst France inevitably goes for the lowest rating of all, 12.