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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 131m 7s

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

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 13/02/2017

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
2017
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
14/02/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
131m 7s
BBFC reference
AVF346139
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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