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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 137m 22s

Release date 13/01/2017

BBFCInsight very strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Kenneth Lonergan

Cast includes Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Liam McNeill, C. J. Wilson

Summary MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is a drama about a man who agrees to give a home to his young nephew after the boy's father dies unexpectedly.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 03/01/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is a drama about a man who agrees to give a home to his young nephew after the boy's father dies unexpectedly.

Language

There is a single use of very strong language ('c**t'), employed in a sexual sense. There is also frequent strong language ('f**k' and 'motherf**ker'), some of it used in an aggressive manner.

There is a theme of bereavement running throughout, including visual and verbal references to the deaths of children. There are also a couple of scenes of moderate violence involving bar brawls. There is moderate sexual activity when a couple fumble with each other's clothing.

Details

Title
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
02/11/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
137m 22s
Approved footage
12363+0
BBFC reference
AFF346139
Registration number
CFJ40793

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