In November, viewers will be able to check out the latest show from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, it turned out that the film “Eternals” in Russia is intended only for adults. What is behind this critical decision? Check the details. [PRZESTRZEGAMY PRZED DROBNYMI SPOILERAMI]
Marvel fans have no reason to complain lately – after a long hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, the label launched a massive offensive in theaters. During the summer holidays we can check out the “Black Widow”, September under the sign The highly acclaimed “Shang Zhi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, The “Eternals” are coming up in early November, and we shouldn’t forget about the Disney+ shows.
The show focuses on the immortal race that defends humanity from danger In the last article it looked really promising. Interestingly, In Russia, the picture is quite controversial and is rated only for adult viewers (class R). The main reason for imposing the restriction is probably a gay superhero.
“Eternals” is in many respects a unique production – we’re not just talking about the entire galaxy of stars that will appear in the film (including Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, Lauren Ridloff, and Brian Terry Henry), but also the representations individual groups. In the final show, we’ll see the first deaf champion and gay champion. As it turns out, Festus, played by Brian Terry Henry, is in a relationship with another man. This Eternals was the reason the production will be for viewers over 18 in Russia – that’s what the information on the Metro Kino website indicates. There have been similar restrictions on videos containing LGBTQ+ content in the past.
Interestingly, most MCU films in Russia are rated 12+ or 16+, while under the law introduced in 2013, restrictive restrictions apply.
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