Russia’s Film Distributor Censors Gay Scenes Out Of Rocketman

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Gustavo Frazao
Photo courtesy of BigStock/Gustavo Frazao

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Gustavo Frazao

Human Rights Watch reports that “Rocketman” – the Elton John biopic – opened this weekend to generally great reviews, but cinema-goers in Russia were only getting to see part of the story, but according to the film’s Russian distributor, cuts were made to the blockbuster film to scenes depicting gay sex and men kissing, in order to comply with Russian law.

Read the full story at Human Rights Watch

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