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MAD TO BE NORMAL (2017)

MAD TO BE NORMAL <span>(2017)</span> artwork

MAD TO BE NORMAL (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 105

Release dates 06/04/2017

BBFCInsight strong language, drug misuse, sex, scenes of suicide and self-harm

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Robert Mullan

Cast includes David Tennant, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon, Gabriel Byrne, David Bamber

Summary MAD TO BE NORMAL is a drama, set in the 1960s, in which psychiatrist R.D. Laing attempts to pioneer controversial treatments for mental health issues.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MAD TO BE NORMAL is a drama, set in the 1960s, in which psychiatrist R.D. Laing attempts to pioneer controversial treatments for mental health issues.

Language

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

Drugs

A group of characters use LSD, initially as part of a medical experiment, and later two characters are shown smoking marijuana.

Sex

Scenes include implied sexual intercourse and cunnilingus.

Suicide

A man cuts his throat, with brief sight of bloody detail. A woman is also seen cutting herself, before she is transferred to a psychiatric institution

There are infrequent scenes of moderate threat, including brief knife threat, and a sequence in which a man with a blow torch briefly threatens a baby. In a scene of moderate violence, a woman with a bloodied shirt is seen falling to the floor after a brief fight with a man.

Details

Title
MAD TO BE NORMAL
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
GSP STUDIOS
Classified date(s)
12/07/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF348893

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