Lesbian kiss failed in Star Wars in several countries

the Two women, who kiss in the final sequence in the new Star Wars film 'The Rise of Skywalker, have been cut out of the version shown in Singapore. writes a

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
27 December 2019 Friday 16:00
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Lesbian kiss failed in Star Wars in several countries

the Two women, who kiss in the final sequence in the new Star Wars film 'The Rise of Skywalker, have been cut out of the version shown in Singapore.

writes a local media in Singapore.

the reason sounds, among other things, that 'more children can see the film when it does not contain a lesbian kiss'.

A scene of this character change by the age, writes a spokesman from the Singapore government department of communication and media to news agency Reuters.

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By not the stage it is allowed for children down to 13 years of age to see the film, while the stage would raise the limit to 16 years, says.

- the Applicant has omitted a short scene, which, according to the guidelines for the filmgodkendelser would require a higher assessment, write the comforter.

instead of the meringue you see in the film version in Singapore a hint of flirting between the two women in the final sequence. The two women play a minor role in the Star Wars film.

Disney, which owns the Star Wars producer Lucasfilm, is not returned to an inquiry from Reuters.

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According to the netmediet the Hollywood Reporter, several other countries have also cut the scene out - including Dubai.

Sex between two men is illegal in Singapore and punishable by up to two years in prison. The law, rarely enforced, does not apply to women who have sex with other women.

Last month demonstrated several activists in Singapore against the law because a similar law in India.

Although kyssescenen was too much for the government in Singapore, LGBT people, conversely, criticized the.

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Disney would like to appear LGBT friendly, but has been criticised for not delivering the goods, as the kiss only lasts for two seconds.

'The Rise of Skywalker sold tickets for the 176 million u.s. dollars (about 1.3 billion dollars) in the UNITED states and Canada in premiereweekenden.

It was something less than its last two predecessors, which both sold for over 200 million u.s. dollars in the first weekend.

Updated: 27.12.2019 16:00
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