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A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING

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A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 97m 39s

Release date 20/05/2016

BBFCInsight infrequent strong language, moderate sex, drug use

Genre(s) Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director(s) Tom Tykwer

Cast includes Tom Hanks, Ben Whishaw, Tom Skerritt, Sarita Choudhury, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jay Abdo, Tracey Fairaway, Dhaffer L'Abidine

Summary A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING is a romantic comedy in which an American businessman travels to Saudi Arabia with a view to selling a new IT system.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 10/05/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING is a romantic comedy in which an American businessman travels to Saudi Arabia with a view to selling a new IT system.

Language

There are two uses of strong language ('f**k'). There is also mild bad language, including uses of 'asshole', 'bullshit', 'crapped', 'screwing' and 'shit'.

Sex

In one scene a man lies on top of a woman. Moderate sexual activity is implied as they kiss and cuddle.

Drugs

During a party sequence a man bends over and snorts what appears to be cocaine.

Other issues include mild sex references and natural female breast nudity.

Details

Title
A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Icon Film Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
17/03/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
97m 39s
Approved footage
8788+8
BBFC reference
AFF337570
Registration number
CFJ39127

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