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GIRLHOOD

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GIRLHOOD

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 113m 25s

Release date 08/05/2015

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Céline Sciamma

Cast includes Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh, Mariétou Touré, Cyril Mendy, Simina Soumaré, Dielika Coulibaly, Damien Chapelle, Nina Melo

Summary GIRLHOOD is a subtitled French film about a teenage girl who meets three other girls and joins their gang.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 28/04/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

GIRLHOOD is a French film about a teenage girl who meets three other girls and joins their gang.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), which is occasionally aggressively directed.

Violence

There are scenes in which teenage girls fight, and which include repeated punches and kicks to the head and body. At the end of one of the scenes, a defeated girl's bra is cut off with a knife, but there is no nudity detail.

Drugs

In one scene, teenage girls smoke a marijuana joint and hashish from a pipe.

There are also scenes of threat, including a teenage girl being slapped by an older man after she rejects his sexual advances. The film also contains a scene in which a teenage girl briefly exposes her boyfriend's buttocks.

Details

Title
GIRLHOOD
Also known as
BANDE DE FILLES
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
13/02/2015
Main language
French
Submitted run time
113m 25s
Approved footage
10207+8
BBFC reference
AFF323512
Registration number
CFJ34970

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