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THE DESCENDANTS

THE DESCENDANTS artwork

THE DESCENDANTS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 114m 54s

Release date 27/01/2012

BBFCInsight Contains strong language

Genre(s) Comedy, Drama

Director(s) Alexander Payne

Cast includes George Clooney, Judy Greer, Beau Bridges, Shailene Woodley

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 17/01/2012

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DESCENDANTS is a US drama in which a Hawaiian land owner's wife is critically injured in a powerboat accident, forcing him to come to terms with revelations her.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k') as well as milder terms such as 'shit' and 'twat'. There is a single nonaggressive and undirected use of the term 'spaz'.

There are moderate sex references, including some undetailed references to pornographic films.

There are infrequent and innocuous drug references.

There is a single scene of comic violence in which an old man punches a youth and gives him a black eye.

Details

Title
THE DESCENDANTS
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
27/09/2011
Main language
English
Submitted run time
114m 54s
Approved footage
10341+0
BBFC reference
AFF283931
Registration number
CFJ24393

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