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BEAUTIFUL BOY (2018)

BEAUTIFUL BOY <span>(2018)</span> artwork

BEAUTIFUL BOY (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 120

Release dates 18/01/2019

BBFCInsight drug misuse, frequent drug references, strong language, sex

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Felix Van Groeningen

Cast includes Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull, Kaitlyn Dever

Summary BEAUTIFUL BOY is a US biographical drama in which a father helps his troubled son overcome his addiction to methamphetamines.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 08/01/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BEAUTIFUL BOY is a US biographical drama in which a father helps his troubled son overcome his addiction to methamphetamines.

Drugs

There are scenes in characters are seen injecting themselves and one another with drugs, with some process detail including sight of needles penetrating flesh. There are scenes in which marijuana is smoked and drugs are snorted. There are also verbal references to drugs throughout.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf***er'). Milder term include 'Jesus', 'shit', 'God', 'ass', 'damn' and 'Christ'.

Sex

There is a scene in which a couple have sex in a shower, with some moaning and thrusting detail, after having used drugs.

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Details

Title
BEAUTIFUL BOY
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
03/10/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF366919

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