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DOWN DOG

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DOWN DOG

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 96m 57s

BBFCInsight strong language, sex, sex references, drug use

Genre(s) Comedy, Drama

Director(s) Andres Dussan

Cast includes Jason Durr, Nick Moran, Orla O'Rourke, Tom Goodman-Hill, Naomi Battrick

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 23/06/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

DOWN DOG is a drama about a wayward and absent father who is led to believe he's seriously ill and decides to mend his ways and reconnect with his ex-wife and teenage son.

Language

There are over 35 uses of strong language ('f**k'). Milder terms include 'twat', 'prick' and 'whore'.

Sex

A strong sex scene shows a man thrusting on top of a woman, his naked buttocks exposed. There are strong and crude sex references throughout, including to oral sex, genitalia and orgasms. There are visuals of various sex toys and a graphic drawing of a huge erect penis.

Drugs

Scenes of drug use show a teen smoking a joint and a father and son sharing a joint as they 'bond'. However, the father makes it clear this is a 'one-off'.

The film also contains moderate violence, racist language, and drug references.

Details

Distributor(s)
Apropos Down Dog Limited
Classified date(s)
23/06/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
96m 57s
Approved footage
8725+8
BBFC reference
AFF315377
Registration number
CFJ32621

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