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Snatcher Scenes in "Deathly Hallows" Described as "Really, Really Dark"

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Posted by: Mel
September 18, 2010, 04:15 AM

Nick Moran (Scabior) has commented on the Snatcher scenes in "Deathly Hallows", saying that they got so intense that some parts had to be cut:

"The scenes I did were really, really dark, really, really dark, but when I went to see them they cut some of the worst bits out, and I was talking to producer David Heyman, saying, 'Oh no, why's that gone?' He said, apparently it was like watching Saw," Nick told Absolute Radio DJ Christian O'Connell.

Moran also spoke briefly about the efforts taken towards keeping the script secret:

"I can't really give too much away - it's hilarious, because your script has a watermark in it," he recalled.
"It says a number, which is on every page, so that if you lose it, everyone knows it was you. So it's all top secret."

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76 Comments

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I can only hope that they cut for the better.

Posted by Finny on September 18, 2010, 10:26 AM report to moderator
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I think if the really gory stuff got in the way of the story and how it was spposed to come across, it’s fine to cut. Just stick it in the deleted scenes.

Posted by eccentricalice on September 18, 2010, 10:29 AM report to moderator
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“Dark” does not need to be graphic. I appreciate any gore or gratuitous violence being deleted. People do (for better or worse) bring kids to these movies. Likely the cuts were for ratings purposes. And IMHO “Saw” appears pornographic (I would never attend or pay to see such a movie.) That is just my opinion.

Posted by weasleywannabe1997 on September 18, 2010, 10:30 AM report to moderator
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127 Points

this was obviously b4 the test screening as thers no mention of this there we will get the smae movie that wa s test screened

Posted by hallowman on September 18, 2010, 10:44 AM report to moderator
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103 Points

dark or not we want to see them!

Posted by daldula on September 18, 2010, 12:01 PM report to moderator
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124 Points

i hope they put all the deleted footage on the dvd! this sounds amazing!

Posted by Traceymmm on September 18, 2010, 12:14 PM report to moderator
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I hope you all realise that the film makers have to get the WB seal of approval too, so some of the approach to these things will, I’m sure, have that in mind. If it’s too gory it will not make the kind of certificate that will ensure the biggest audience possible, none of the makers would want it given a 15 certificate for instance. I think that they will be able to convey the horror of what is going on without being incredibly gory, it is possible to do that and sometimes it’s even more effective, our imaginations can easily do the rest, I can’t watch gory films, but I’ve seen films which can be very unsettling and even outright scary by being much more subtly threatening.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on September 18, 2010, 12:20 PM report to moderator
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63 Points

I hope the put the dark stuff on the DVD! Or I will be so very bumed OUT! Sorry about some of my spelling!
Cheers all

Posted by roller on September 18, 2010, 12:21 PM report to moderator
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127 Points

this was obviously done b4 the test screeng cuz theres no mentiong of it in any of the reports

Posted by hallowman on September 18, 2010, 12:22 PM report to moderator
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60 Points

NOOOOOOOOOOO! The dark scenes are like THE BEST

Posted by hedwigrulz on September 18, 2010, 12:34 PM report to moderator
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I’m okay with them cutting the dark scenes, as long as they can include the cut scenes on the dvd, especially since we now know that some bloody scenes have been cut. i can understand cutting scenes that don’t help to move the story forward, so maybe they were just indulgent bloody scenes that didn’t really help move the story forward? it would be awesome if they release an un-cut version of DH that was like seven hours long….

Posted by Phlegm dela Coeur on September 18, 2010, 12:38 PM report to moderator
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But we want scenes like that… it should be dark and scary…
They better put this on DVD

Posted by Petra on September 18, 2010, 12:40 PM report to moderator
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As much as we would all love to see the darker scenes left in, we have to remember that these films are intended to be seen by people of all ages. Imagine how many parents would complain if they took their young child to see the film and they came out scared because some of the scenes were a bit graphic.

We can only hope they include the scenes on the dvd.

Posted by Bookworm_Weasley {HS} {ROAR} on September 18, 2010, 12:52 PM report to moderator
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Its supposed to be dark, its going to be gruesome, the book was.
I don’t see any reason to cut anything, considering its already made into 2 movies. I only HOPE for good Snape scenes, at least some good promo pics of him.

Posted by SnapesRose on September 18, 2010, 01:02 PM report to moderator
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127 Points

what am i chop liver

THESE SCENES WE ARLEADY CUT THERE IS NO MENTION OF THEM IN THE TEST SCREENING REPORTS

Posted by hallowman on September 18, 2010, 01:03 PM report to moderator
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