This article first appeared on RTL.de
These adventures are not for the faint of heart. “Paw Patrol” is actually aimed at daycare children. But a technical error has now shown little dog fans in a cinema in Aachen the preview of two horror shockers.
“It was so shocking.” Before “Paw Patrol” (FSK 0), trailers for the horror films “The Exorcist: Confession” and “Saw X” (FSK 18) were shown on Sunday afternoon. “It was so shocking,” says the mother of a four-year-old, according to “Bild”.
Cinema operator Moritz Stürtz also admits that it was very unpleasant for the little ones. “We know we made a mistake here,” says Stürtz. But how could that happen?
The fact that the horror trailers suddenly appeared instead of other small children's films was an accident. Through a highly unusual chain of technical errors combined with human error. Normally it is not technically possible to show age-restricted trailers for films without age restrictions such as “Paw Patrol,” explains Stürtz. Due to the error, trailers with an age rating of twelve years and over ran. The main films are classified as FSK 16 and 18 respectively.
Before the film started, they sat down with the guests and apologized. As compensation, free tickets were given. The technical errors have been corrected and similar incidents can be ruled out in the future. Bild had previously reported on it.