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THE CHILDREN ACT (2017)

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THE CHILDREN ACT (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 103

BBFCInsight infrequent strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Richard Eyre

Cast includes Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin, Eileen Walsh, Anthony Calf, Rupert Vansittart, Jason Watkins

Summary THE CHILDREN ACT is a British drama in which a judge must decide whether to force a teenage Jehovah's Witness to have a life-saving blood transfusion.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 31/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

"THE CHILDREN ACT is a British drama in which a judge must decide whether to force a teenage Jehovah's Witness to have a life-saving blood transfusion.

Language

There is a single use of strong language ('f**k'), alongside milder terms including 'whore', 'bloody', 'shit', 'hell', 'God' and 'Jesus'.

Sex

Mild sex references include discussions about extra-marital affairs, as well as passing mentions of masturbation and prostitution.

There are also undetailed descriptions of violence within a legal context and occasional scenes of emotional upset.

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Details

Title
THE CHILDREN ACT
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK Ltd,Entertainment One UK
Classified date(s)
17/09/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF354847

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