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CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

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CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 118m 55s

Release date 09/09/2016

BBFCInsight strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Matt Ross

Cast includes Viggo Mortensen, George McKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton, Shree Crooks, Charlie Shotwell, Kathryn Hahn, Trin Miller, Steve Zahn, Elijah Stevenson, Teddy Van Ee, Erin Moriarty, Missi Pyle, Frank Langella, Ann Dowd

Summary CAPTAIN FANTASTIC is a US drama about a father and his children who live an outsider life in the wilderness until they are forced to return to an urban existence.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 30/08/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC is a US drama about a father and his children who live an outsider life in the wilderness until they are forced to return to an urban existence.

Language

There are multiple uses of strong language ('motherf**ker' and 'f**k'). Other bad language includes uses of 'whore', 'bitch', 'shit', 'goddamn', 'damn', 'butt', 'Jesus', 'Christ'. Characters occasionally use rude gestures.

There is brief natural full frontal male nudity as a man stands naked in a doorway.

There are some matter-of-fact descriptions of various sexual matters, including a man describing sexual intercourse as a 'man putting a penis inside a woman's vagina'.

There are scenes depicting children upset at the death of a loved one. A woman's mental illness is also discussed, as well as her eventual suicide.

There is a brief reference to drug misuse.

Children are depicted as handling weapons, including knives, and being encouraged to steal food from a store.

Details

Title
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
21/07/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
118m 55s
Approved footage
10702+8
BBFC reference
BFF337804
Registration number
CFJ40080

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