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BLUE VALENTINE

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BLUE VALENTINE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 111m 57s

Release date 14/01/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong sex and strong language, once very strong

Genre(s) Drama, Romance

Director(s) Derek Cianfrance

Cast includes Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel, John Doman, Ben Shenkman, Reila Aphrodite

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 04/01/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLUE VALENTINE is a US drama about a young married couple falling out of love. Scenes of their declining relationship are intertwined with contrasting scenes set a few years earlier as their romance began.

Sex

There are three sex scenes of note - two portrayals of sexual intercourse and one of cunnilingus. Each scene is strong In terms of sexual mechanics, but nudity is limited and the scenes are otherwise lacking in detail.

Language

The film includes strong language ('f**k') throughout and there is one use of very strong language ('c**t'). It is directed by the female lead at her husband during the course of an altercation.

The film also includes infrequent moderate violence and a discreet abortion scene.

Details

Title
BLUE VALENTINE
Year
2010
Distributor(s)
Optimum Releasing
Classified date(s)
17/12/2010
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 57s
Approved footage
10075+4
BBFC reference
AFF275302
Registration number
CFJ22659

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