Film Censorship: Angel Delight (1992)


 

 

 

 

Angel Delight

Directed by Yeung Kong / 1992 / Hong Kong / IMDb

Yu Enterprises had ANGEL DELIGHT Refused Classification on May 15, 1992. The running time of the 35mm print was 91m. On June 12 1992, a censored 86m print was passed with an R18+ (High Level Sex Scenes) rating. The applicant was again Yu Enterprises, who were also now joined by VN International Video.

 

In the OFLC and Film and Literature Board of Review Report on Activities 1991-92, the reason for the ban was explained.

"Angel Delight, a film set in a Hong Kong brothel during the 1930's, contained a detailed and exploitative depiction of a female prostitute being forced to participate in sexual activity with a male client. Throughout this activity the woman struggles, protests vigorously and tries to escape"

 

The Hong Kong VCD released by Wing Artist Entertainment runs 89:29. The scene that the censors had a problem with takes place at 60m, and lasts until approximately 64m. It involves the Brothel Madam urging one of the girls to service Master Ma, even though she is feeling sick. Presumably, the complete scene was removed in order to gain the R18+ rating.

 

 

ANGEL DELIGHT: The Censored Scene

 

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