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FRED

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 85m 29s

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, drug references

Genre(s) Documentary

Director(s) Paul Van Carter

Cast includes Freddie Foreman

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 13/03/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FRED is a documentary about the East End gangster, Freddie Foreman, in which he talks about his life of crime.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k').

Violence

There is a brief scene of strong violence in an excerpt from a feature film and some verbal descriptions of acts of violence.

Drugs

There are verbal and visual references to cannabis, showing it being harvested and smoked, as well as descriptions of the importation and distribution process.

There is a brief image of female nudity in a photograph taken in a strip club.

Details

Title
FRED
Also known as
FRED: THE GODFATHER OF BRITISH CRIME
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd / Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd - (HE)
Classified date(s)
13/03/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
85m 29s
BBFC reference
AVV361287
Remarks
Part Subtitled

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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