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DOUBT

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DOUBT

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 104m 21s

Release date 06/02/2009

BBFCInsight Contains theme of implied child sexual abuse

Director(s) John Patrick Shanley

Cast includes Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/01/2009

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

DOUBT is an adaptation of a play about implied child abuse within the Catholic Church.

Theme

Child abuse is the predominant theme of the film and is treated with a certain degree of ambiguity and ambivalence with regards to one of the character's attitude towards to the supposed allegations made against the Church.

There is also a scene of bullying, as well as verbal references to domestic violence.

Details

Title
DOUBT
Year
2008
Distributor(s)
WDSMP UK
Classified date(s)
18/12/2008
Main language
English
Submitted run time
104m 21s
Approved footage
9390+14
BBFC reference
AFF253578
Registration number
CFJ18459

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