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THE BABADOOK (2014)

THE BABADOOK <span>(2014)</span> artwork

THE BABADOOK (2014)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 94

Release dates 24/10/2014

BBFCInsight strong supernatural threat, bloody images

Genre(s) Horror

Director(s) Jennifer Kent

Cast includes Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, Benjamin Winspear, Noah Wiseman, Carmel Johnson

Summary THE BABADOOK is a horror thriller about a widowed mother and her young son, who are terrorised by a character that comes to life from a children's book.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/10/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE BABADOOK is a horror thriller about a widowed mother and her young son, who are terrorised by a character that comes to life from a children's book.

Threat

There are scenes of sustained threat in a domestic setting, which begin as psychological terror inflicted by a supernatural force, then become a strong physical danger to the woman and her child.

Violence

Violent attacks, resulting in bloody aftermath.

There are two uses of strong language ('f**k') and a scene of implied sexual activity.

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Details

Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Icon Film Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
04/07/2014
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF315771

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