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BRIDGE OF SPIES

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BRIDGE OF SPIES

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 141m 10s

Release date 26/11/2015

BBFCInsight infrequent strong language, moderate threat, violence

Genre(s) Drama, War

Director(s) Steven Spielberg

Cast includes Tom Hanks, Eve Hewson, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Peter McRobbie, Billy Magnussen, Austin Stowell, Domenick Lombardozzi, Mark Rylance, Michael Gaston, Sebastian Koch

Summary BRIDGE OF SPIES is a Cold War drama in which a US lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy and help the CIA to rescue a missing pilot.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/11/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BRIDGE OF SPIES is a Cold War drama in which a US lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy and help the CIA to rescue a missing pilot.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'). Milder terms include 'damn', 'son of a bitch' and 'shit'.

Threat

A scene shows people in distress as gun shots are fired into their family home. A man is confronted by a gang. A plane is hit by bombs and we see the pilot struggle to control it as it falls to the ground before he ejects from it.

Violence

People are shot as they try and climb over a wall. A prisoner faces sleep deprivation by his captors as they throw buckets of water over him. A man is hit in the stomach with a policeman's gun.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Details

Title
BRIDGE OF SPIES
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
13/10/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
141m 10s
Approved footage
12705+0
BBFC reference
AFF328688
Registration number
CFJ37434

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