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FUNNY COW

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FUNNY COW

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 98m 7s

BBFCInsight very strong language, domestic violence, strong sex references, suicide

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Adrian Shergold

Cast includes Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Stephen Graham, Kevin Eldon, Vic Reeves, Graham Fellows, Kevin Rowland, Corinne Bailey Rae, Richard Hawley, Alun Armstrong, Christine Bottomley, Hebe Beardsall, John Bishop, Diane Morgan, Hannah Walters

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 03/05/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FUNNY COW is a British comedy drama in which a female comedian works the Northern working mens' club circuit during the 1970s and 1980s.

Language

Infrequent very strong language ('c**t') as well as more frequent strong language ('f**k') and a variety of milder terms including 'wanker', 'twat', 'bitch', 'bloody', 'shit', 'bollocks', 'bastard', 'bugger' and 'arse'.

Violence

Scenes of domestic violence in which it is implied that a father whips his daughter and a husband beats his wife.

Sex

Strong sex references include references to anal sex.

Suicide

In one scene a man hangs himself.

Racist jokes feature as part of stand-up comedy routines.

Details

Title
FUNNY COW
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK
Classified date(s)
04/05/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
98m 7s
BBFC reference
AVF353025
Remarks
Widescreen

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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