Type of media Film
Approved Running time 117m 29s
Release date 15/11/2013
BBFCInsight Contains strong bloody violence
Director(s) Ridley Scott
Cast includes Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Goran Visnjic
Cut This work was passed uncut.
BBFCinsight publication date 05/11/2013
Note: The following text may contain spoilers
THE COUNSELLOR is a crime thriller about a lawyer who becomes embroiled in a drug trafficking deal which fails to go according to plan. It is rated 18 for strong bloody violence.
In one scene a metal wire is wrapped around a man's neck. The man attempts to stop the wire tightening by inserting his fingers between the wire and his skin. However, this merely results in his fingers being severed, as well as his neck, causing sprays of blood and gory detail. The film also contains a number of shoot outs that include bloody bullet impacts.
THE COUNSELLOR also includes strong sex and sex references and strong language ('f**k').
No-one younger than 18 may see an 18 rated film in the cinema. No-one younger that 18 may rent or buy an 18 rated video or DVD
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