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HEAT WAVE

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HEAT WAVE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 89m 15s

BBFCInsight strong language, sex, nudity, violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Jean-Jacques Jauffret

Cast includes Adèle Haenel, Sylvie Lachat, Ulysse Grosjean, Yves Ruellan, Julien Bodet, Hubert Colas

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/04/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HEAT WAVE is a French drama about four characters whose lives collide on a hot summer day with fateful consequences.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder term such as 'shit', 'damn', 'god' and 'dick'.

Sex

In a scene of strong sex, a man kisses a woman and then moves down her body and kisses her breasts.

Nudity

After the sex scene, the couple lie naked on the sofa with full frontal nudity. There are other scenes of rear and full-frontal nudity as characters shower and walk around naked.

Violence

There is strong violence when a man is shot in the stomach by accident. His body is seen lying on its back in the grass, with a bloody wound visible in his stomach and a spreading puddle of blood beneath him.

Details

Title
HEAT WAVE
Also known as
HEAT WAVE
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Network
Classified date(s)
17/04/2018
Main language
French
Submitted run time
89m 15s
BBFC reference
AVV361885
Remarks
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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