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FRUITVALE STATION

FRUITVALE STATION artwork

FRUITVALE STATION

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 84m 58s

Release date 06/06/2014

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, injury detail

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Ryan Coogler

Cast includes Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand, Chad Michael Murray, Ahna O'Reilly, Ariana Neal, Keenan Coogler, Trestin George, Joey Oglesby

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/05/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FRUITVALE STATION is a US drama about the final 24 hours in the life of a young black man from the San Francisco Bay area.

Language

There are approximately fifty uses of strong language ('motherf**ker' and 'f**k'), as well as various uses of milder bad language, including 'asshole', 'bitch' and 'shit'. There are also a few uses of the term 'nigger', either in the lyrics of rap songs, or in peer-to-peer conversations between young black male friends.

Violence

Infrequent strong violence includes sight of a man being shot in the back. Almost immediately blood begins to collect around his mouth, before pooling on the ground by his head. A bloody bullet hole is seen in the victim's back when a paramedic cuts away his shirt.

Other issues include two scenes of cannabis joint smoking, and a scene showing cannabis being sold. In another scene a stray pitbull dog appears to be run over by a truck. A little blood is seen around the animal's muzzle. However, the shooting of the scene was monitored by the American Humane Association and no cruelty was employed.

Details

Distributor(s)
Altitude Film Distribution
Classified date(s)
02/04/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
84m 58s
Approved footage
7647+0
BBFC reference
AFF310287
Registration number
CFJ31868

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