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THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON

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THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 96m 9s

Release date 24/07/2015

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, grisly images, sex references

Genre(s) Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director(s) Robert Carlyle

Cast includes Robert Carlyle, Emma Thompson, James Cosmo, Ashley Jensen, Ray Winstone, Martin Compston, Kevin Guthrie, Stephen McCole, Tom Courtenay, Brian Pettifer, Sarah McCardie, Eileen McCallum, Finlay Welsh, Barbara Rafferty

Summary THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON is a black comedy about a barber who gets mixed up in a murder investigation.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/07/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON is a black comedy about a barber who gets mixed up in a murder investigation.

Language

Frequent strong language ('f**k') throughout, as well as some milder bad language ('wankers', 'prick', 'bitch', 'tosser', 'bollocks', 'bastard', 'piss', 'arse', 'bloody', 'balls', 'shit', 'crap', 'Jesus Christ').

Violence

Some people are shot and there are spurts of blood from the bullet impacts. There is a scene in which a man dies after striking his head on the ground, causing blood to pool on the floor. There is also a scene in which men are suffocated with plastic bags which are placed over their heads.

Disturbing images

Some scenes feature sight of dismembered body parts, including severed limbs.

Sex

Sex references are occasionally crude and relate to various sexual activities, and there is also a line drawing of a penis.

Details

Title
THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON
Also known as
THE LONG MIDNIGHT OF BARNEY THOMSON
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Icon Film Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
03/06/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
96m 9s
Approved footage
8653+8
BBFC reference
AFF326939
Registration number
CFJ36015

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