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MAGNOLIA

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MAGNOLIA

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 188m 25s

Release date 03/03/2000

BBFCInsight Passed '18' for strong scenes of sex and drug use and frequent strong language

Director(s) Paul Thomas Anderson

Cast includes Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Genevieve Zweig, Melinda Dillon, Mark Flannagan, April Grace, Neil Flynn, Rod McLachlan, Luis Guzman, Allan Graf, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, Raymond 'Big Guy' Gonzales, Brad Hunt, William H. Macy, Jim Meskimen, Chris O'Hara, Alfred Molina, Julianne Moore, Clement Blake

Cut This work was passed uncut.

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MAGNOLIA is a US drama about a series of stories exploring the concept of 'coincidence'.

Language

There is infrequent use of very strong language ('c**t'), strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker', 'c**ksucker'), and moderate bad language including 'prick', 'whore' and 'slut'.

Sex

Sequences of strong sex includes a man thrusting into a woman, with sight of her bare breasts.

Frequent strong sex references include crude terminology describe male and female genitalia, oral sex, and semen. These are often said in a derogatory manner towards women.

Drugs

There are frequent scenes of cocaine snorting.

Violence

Scenes include a character being shot and another being struck on the head, both with resultant sight of blood. There are also scenes of hanging.

Suicide

Scenes of suicide and attempted suicide include a character shooting himself, another stepping off a roof, and sight of another inside a smoke-filled car.

There are implied references to child sexual abuse.

Details

Title
MAGNOLIA
Year
2000
Distributor(s)
Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/01/2000
Main language
English
Submitted run time
188m 25s
Approved footage
16957+2
BBFC reference
AFF159270
Registration number
CFJ03085

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