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MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE

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MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 101m 47s

Release date 03/02/2012

BBFCInsight Contains strong sex and language

Genre(s) Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Sean Durkin

Cast includes Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes, Hugh Dancy, Brandy Corbet

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 24/01/2012

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE is US drama in which a woman recalls her experiences of living with a cult as she recovers at home with her family.

Sex

There is a scene in which several cult couples make love next to each other in the same room, as well as a scene in which a man has sex with a woman from behind; mechanical detail is limited, but there is brief sexualised breast nudity.

Violence

There is a scene of sexual assault when a man begins having intercourse with a sleeping woman.

Language

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

There is natural nudity and brief moments of violence, including the stabbing of a man, but these are shown without any strong detail.

Details

Title
MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
22/06/2011
Main language
English
Submitted run time
101m 47s
Approved footage
9160+8
BBFC reference
AFF280770
Registration number
CFJ23750

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