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THE BENEFACTOR

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THE BENEFACTOR

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 92m 40s

Release date 26/02/2016

BBFCInsight strong language, drug use, self-harm

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Andrew Renzi

Cast includes Dakota Fanning, Theo James, Richard Gere, Clarke Peters, Maria Breyman, Erica Lynne Marszalek, Marko Caka, Brian Anthony Wilson

Summary THE BENEFACTOR is a drama about a philanthropist whose guilt over a fatal car accident leads to him becoming addicted to prescription medication.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/02/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE BENEFACTOR is a drama about a philanthropist whose guilt over a fatal car accident leads to him becoming addicted to prescription medication.

Language

There are over twenty uses of strong language ('f**k'), as well as use of milder terms.

Drugs

A character has an addiction to prescribed drugs; there are verbal references to the character's addiction, as well as frequent sight of the character misusing the drugs.

There is a scene of drug use in which two characters take ecstasy at a club. Characters are also seen smoking cannabis in a car.

Self harm

A character is seen teasing a knife over the length of their arm before they begin to cut into the tip of their finger, with bloody detail.

Details

Title
THE BENEFACTOR
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
23/02/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
92m 40s
Approved footage
8340+0
BBFC reference
AFV333688
Registration number
CFJ38831

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