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DJANGO UNCHAINED

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DJANGO UNCHAINED

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 165m 11s

Release date 18/01/2013

BBFCInsight Contains strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Western

Director(s) Quentin Tarantino

Cast includes Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, Michael Parks, Don Johnson, Franco Nero, James Russo, Don Stroud, Russ Tamblyn, Amber Tamblyn, Bruce Dern, Jonah Hill, Lee Horsley, John Jarratt, Quentin Tarantino

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 08/01/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

DJANGO UNCHAINED is a western set in the late 1850s about a bounty hunter who engages the services of a slave he purchases. It is rated 18 for strong bloody violence.

There are a number of scenes of bloody violence. In one scene, a fight to the death occurs between two slaves, including a brief suggestion of an eye being gouged and arms being broken, ending with a man being killed with a hammer. One extended shootout involves copious amounts of blood spurting from bullet wounds, drenching clothes and carpets and spraying up walls. Men who have already been shot, and whose bodies are being used for cover, are struck repeatedly by bullets which causes even more blood to spray about the room. At one point a man's head is blown open, resulting in sight of brain matter spraying out.

At one point a man who has been stripped naked and strung up is threatened with castration. A knife is held close to his genitals but the threat is not followed through.

The film also contains some strong language ('f**k' and 'motherf**ker') and racist language ('n*gger'), reflecting the period in which the film is set.

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.

Details

Distributor(s)
Sony Pictures Releasing
Classified date(s)
17/12/2012
Main language
English
Submitted run time
165m 11s
Approved footage
14866+8
BBFC reference
AFF290903
Registration number
CFJ27794

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