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BLACK NATIVITY (2013)

BLACK NATIVITY <span>(2013)</span> artwork

BLACK NATIVITY (2013)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 93

Release dates 29/08/2014, 06/12/2013

BBFCInsight mild threat, very mild bad language

Genre(s) Musical, Drama

Director(s) Kasi Lemmons

Cast includes Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Mary J. Blige

Summary Langston is sent to Harlem in New York to live with his estranged grandparents after he and his mother are evicted just before Christmas.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 26/11/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLACK NATIVITY is a drama about a teenaged boy who is sent to live with his grandparents at Christmas, after his mother is evicted from their home.

Threat

In one scene the boy attempts to hold up a pawn shop with a gun, but is prevented from completing the robbery when a policeman arrives and pulls his own gun on the boy.

Language

The film contains very mild bad language such as 'damn', 'hell', 'butt' and 'scumbag'.

There is a reference to drugs when a man warns the young boy about his conduct, telling him not to act like a 'crackhead'.

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Details

Title
BLACK NATIVITY
Year
2013
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.,20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/08/2014
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF303270

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