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Sorry, readers in the UK: you'll never get the full Human Centipede experience, because the British Board of Film Classification just deemed the film too awful to be allowed onto your sceptered isle. It seems the BBFC caught on to the thing that's obvious to everyone: the entire premise of the film is horrifying and demeaning and Jesus Christ, what is wrong with writer/director Tom Six? But here's what they said about it:
The BBFC said the sequel’s central theme is the “sexual arousal of the central character at both the idea and the spectacle of the total degradation, humiliation, mutilation, torture and murder of his naked victim.” The BBFC said in a statement: "There is little attempt to portray any of the victims in the film as anything other than objects to be brutalized, degraded and mutilated for the amusement and arousal of the central character, as well as for the pleasure of the audience." The censor also went on to propose that the sequel "poses a real, as opposed to a fanciful, risk that harm is likely to be caused to potential viewers.”
The first film in a planned horror series directed by Tom Six, the first The Human Centipede movie saw a mad scientist stitch together three victims face-to-bottom creating the 'human centipede' of the title. Buyers and festival goers alike were turned away from market screenings of the controversial film during the Marche du Film in 2010.