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THE GIVER (2014)

THE GIVER <span>(2014)</span> artwork

THE GIVER (2014)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 95

Release dates 19/09/2014

BBFCInsight moderate violence, threat

Genre(s) Fantasy, Drama

Director(s) Phillip Noyce

Cast includes Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Odeya Rush, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 09/09/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE GIVER is a science fiction drama, set in the future, in which a young man discovers that the perfectly ordered society in which he lives is keeping dark and dangerous secrets from its population.

Violence

The film contains a scene, set during the Vietnam War, in which a troop of US soldiers are trapped by enemy gunfire. The action is intense and chaotic, with the soldiers panicking as they scramble for cover. One soldier is hit and the impact causes a small spurt of blood, but other killings are shown without strong detail.

Threat

There are action sequences in which characters are pursued on foot and by remote-controlled flying drones. There is also a scene in which a character imagines that a small child is killed by an apparently humane medical procedure which is presented without strong detail.

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Details

Title
THE GIVER
Year
2014
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Entertainment in Video Ltd,Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
13/01/2015
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF318152

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