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THE INTERVIEW

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THE INTERVIEW

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 111m 48s

Release date 06/02/2015

BBFCInsight strong sex references, bloody violence, very strong language

Genre(s) Comedy

Director(s) Evan Goldberg,Seth Rogen

Cast includes James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park, Lizzy Caplan, Diana Bang, Timothy Simons, Reese Alexander

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/01/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE INTERVIEW is a comedy in which a US chat-show host lands an exclusive interview with the leader of North Korea, only to find out the CIA want him to use him as an assassin.

Sex

Strong verbal sex references throughout, including to masturbation, ejaculation and bestiality. Also some visual sex references, including a couple having sex, without strong detail.

Violence

Strong bloody violence, which is comically presented, including blood sprays from bullet impacts and fingers being bitten off.

Language

Three uses of very strong language ('c**t'), none of which are directed or aggressively delivered, as well as frequent use of strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k', 'c**ksucker').

The film also contains use of Ecstasy tablets, female breast nudity, crude toilet humour, some racist and homophobic remarks and behaviour which are not condoned, and brief comic sexual violence references.

Details

Title
THE INTERVIEW
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd.
Classified date(s)
17/11/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 48s
Approved footage
10062+0
BBFC reference
BFF314719
Registration number
CFJ34119

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