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THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME

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THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 97m 4s

Release date 03/11/2014

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong sex references, strong violence, drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Kit Monkman,Marcus Romer

Cast includes Jack McMullen, Reece Dinsdale, Jamie Shelton, Oliver Lee, Haruka Abe

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 24/10/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME is a British drama about teenage gang conflict and the pressures faced by a young man starting at a new school.

Language

There is one use of very strong language ('c**t'), as well as several uses of strong language ('f**k'). There is also racist language, used by an unpleasant character.

Sex

There are strong sex references, mainly to oral sex, both spoken and in the form of graffiti.

Violence

The film addresses issues of knife crime and teenage gang violence, and contains scenes of gang fights as well as individuals being set upon by groups of attackers. The violence is presented in a deliberately stylised manner, with images of bloody injury in the aftermath.

Drugs

There are scenes in which teenagers use soft drugs.

The film also deals with issues of bullying and self harm amongst teenagers

Details

Title
THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
23/03/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
97m 4s
BBFC reference
AVF315306
Remarks
Widescreen

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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