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THE DINNER (2017)

THE DINNER <span>(2017)</span> artwork

THE DINNER (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 120

Release dates 08/12/2017

BBFCInsight strong language, violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Oren Moverman

Cast includes Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Rebecca Hall, Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte, Steve Coogan, Charlie Plummer, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Miles J. Harvey

Summary THE DINNER is a US drama in which a family deals with a crisis over a five course meal.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 28/11/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DINNER is a US drama in which a family deals with a crisis over a five course meal.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms such as 'bitch' and 'Jesus Christ'.

Violence

Teenage characters beat a homeless woman and set her on fire; we hear her screams but see no strong detail.

A character, suffering from an unspecified mental illness, self-harms.

There is slight bloody aftermath when a character breaks a mirror with his fist.

There are fleeting references to rape. Characters speculate on what might happen to a 'beautiful boy' in prison.

There is a suggestion of marijuana misuse at a teenage party.

There are moderate sex references to 'hard ons' and 'porn'.

A character worries others treat him like a 'retard'. There is use of the term 'nigga' in the soundtrack.

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Details

Title
THE DINNER
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Vertigo Releasing Ltd
Classified date(s)
27/11/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF356378

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