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THE BABADOOK

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THE BABADOOK

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 93m 45s

Release date 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

Cut This work was 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.

Details

Distributor(s)
Icon Film Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
04/07/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
93m 45s
Approved footage
8437+8
BBFC reference
AFF315771
Registration number
CFJ32747

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