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KILL THE MESSENGER

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KILL THE MESSENGER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 112m 20s

Release date 06/03/2015

BBFCInsight strong language, drug use, drug references

Genre(s) Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Michael Cuesta

Cast includes Jeremy Renner, Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia, Ray Liota Robert Patrick, Jena Sims, Robert Pralgo, Hajji Golightly, Ted Huckabee, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lucas Hedges, Rosemarie DeWitt, Matthew Lintz

Summary KILL THE MESSENGER is a political conspiracy drama, based on a true story, about a journalist who uncovers a story linking the US government to a drug scandal during the 1990s.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 24/02/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

KILL THE MESSENGER is a political conspiracy drama, based on a true story, about a journalist who uncovers a story linking the US government to a drug scandal during the 1990s.

Drugs

There are frequent scenes of drug use, in which people are briefly seen preparing, smoking and snorting cocaine. There are also frequent verbal references to cocaine use and preparation, as well as references to selling and smuggling drugs.

Language

The film contains strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker').

There is some documentary footage in which body bags are visible, although there is no sight of dead bodies.

Details

Title
KILL THE MESSENGER
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
10/02/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
112m 20s
Approved footage
10110+0
BBFC reference
AFV322227
Registration number
CFJ34934

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