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THE CRYING GAME

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THE CRYING GAME

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 111m 43s

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Thriller

Director(s) Neil Jordan

Cast includes Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent, Ralph Brown, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Breffni McKenna, Joe Savino, Birdie Sweeney, Andree Bernard, Tony Slattery, Jack Carr, Josephine White, Shar Campbell, Brian Coleman, Ray De-Haan, David Crionelly

Summary THE CRYING GAME is a thriller, from 1992, in which a British soldier is kidnapped and held prisoner by the IRA.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/12/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE CRYING GAME is a thriller, from 1992, in which a British soldier is kidnapped and held prisoner by the IRA.

Language

There is occasional very strong language ('c**t'), as well as strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'). Milder terms include 'piss', 'whore', 'bitch', 'shit', 'bloody', 'dick' and 'bastard'.

Violence

Strong bloody violence includes shootings and characters being punched.

There is infrequent use of discriminatory language ('nigger', 'dyke').

Strong nudity includes breast and genital nudity when a character disrobes. There is a scene of implied oral sex and there are also strong verbal sex references.

There is strong injury detail after a character runs into a middle of a street and is hit.

Details

Title
THE CRYING GAME
Also known as
THE SOLDIER'S WIFE
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
BFI Films
Classified date(s)
05/12/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 43s
Approved footage
10054+8
BBFC reference
BFF063878
Registration number
CFJ41020

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