Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes

Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its laws

The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.

About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian, and the society is generally considered conservative and traditional. Under Samoa’s 2013 Crimes Act, sodomy is deemed an offence punishable by up to seven years in prison, even if both parties consent.

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Source: theguardian
Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes

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