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THIS IS ENGLAND

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THIS IS ENGLAND

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 102m 32s

BBFCInsight Contains very strong racist violence and language

Director(s) Shane Meadows

Cast includes Joseph Gilgun, Stephen Graham, Keiran Hardcastle, Jo Hartley, Vicky McLure, Jack O'Connell, Frank Harper, George Newton

Cut This work was passed uncut.

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THIS IS ENGLAND is a British drama about a young boy who becomes involved in a gang after his father is killed in the Falklands War.

Violence

In one scene a young man is beaten while racist language is shouted at him. His face is bloodied following the attack.

Discrimination

Racist language includes aggressive and derogatory uses of 'nigger' and 'Paki', often accompanied by violence and abusive behaviour.

Language

There is occasional use of very strong language ('c**t') and frequent strong language ('f**k'), often used in conjunction with racist terms.

Occasional drug references occur, alongside scenes of cannabis smoking.

Details

Title
THIS IS ENGLAND
Year
2007
Distributor(s)
Optimum Releasing
Classified date(s)
06/02/2007
Main language
English
Submitted run time
102m 32s
Approved footage
9228+0
BBFC reference
AFF234114
Registration number
CFJ14655

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