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HUNGER

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HUNGER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 95m 57s

Release date 18/07/2017

BBFCInsight strong violence, language, medical gore

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Steve McQueen

Cast includes Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Helena Bereen, Larry Cowan, Liam Cunningham, Dennis McCambridge, Liam McMahon, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Rory Mullen, Lalor Roddy

Summary HUNGER is a dramatisation of the actual events in the Maze prison in Northern Ireland during 'the Troubles' of recent times.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 08/07/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HUNGER is a dramatisation of the actual events in the Maze prison in Northern Ireland during 'the Troubles' of recent times.

Violence

There are violent confrontations as prisoners are beaten by officers, resulting in bloody injury. Prisoners smear their cell walls with human waste.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k').

Injury detail

A man starves himself to death and there is a realistic depiction of the physical consequences of this, such as the passing of blood and his body being covered in numerous sores and ulcers.

Details

Title
HUNGER
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Park Circus Limited
Classified date(s)
21/06/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
95m 57s
Approved footage
8635+8
BBFC reference
BFF251028
Registration number
CFJ42410

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