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AMERICAN VIOLENCE

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AMERICAN VIOLENCE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 102m 34s

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence, sexual violence

Genre(s) Crime, Thriller

Director(s) Timothy Woodward Jr.

Cast includes Bruce Dern, Denise Richards, Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau, Columbus Short, Rob Gronkowski, Michael Paré

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/06/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

AMERICAN VIOLENCE is a crime thriller about a psychologist who agrees to interview a murderer and make recommendations on whether he should receive a stay of execution.

Violence

There is a scene in which a man is sexually assaulted by several other men while using a communal shower in prison. There are also scenes of strong bloody violence, including one that involves a man's throat being cut.

Strong language includes 'f**k' and 'motherf**ker'. There is also milder bad language such as 'whore', 'shit' and 'bastard'.

Details

Title
AMERICAN VIOLENCE
Also known as
THE ANATOMY OF MURDERSTAY OF EXECUTION
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Solo Media Ltd.
Classified date(s)
25/05/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
102m 34s
BBFC reference
AVV352080
Remarks
Widescreen

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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AMERICAN VIOLENCE

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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