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MILK

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MILK

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 128m 10s

Release date 23/01/2009

BBFCInsight Contains strong language and sex references

Director(s) Gus Van Sant

Cast includes Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, James Franco, Diego Luna, Alison Pill, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Joseph Cross, Howard Rosenman, Brandon Boyce, Kelvin Yu, Stephen Spinella, Lucas Grabeel, Jeff Koons

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 13/01/2009

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MILK is a biographical drama about the life of an openly gay councillor in 1970s San Francisco.

Language

There are over ten uses of strong language ('f**k'), as well as uses of moderate bad language such as 'prick'.

Sex

There are strong references which include references to anal and oral sex. There is also a scene of moderate sex when it is implied that a man begins to perform fellatio on his partner.

There is a scene of moderate violence when a man is repeatedly shot with blood visible upon impact.

There is a scene of drug use in which a man smokes marijuana.

There are uses of discriminatory language ('faggot', 'puff') and discriminatory remarks made against gay characters, but these views are all negatively presented.

There are brief instances of natural male buttock and female breast nudity.

Details

Title
MILK
Year
2008
Distributor(s)
Momentum Theatrical
Classified date(s)
24/11/2008
Main language
English
Submitted run time
128m 10s
Approved footage
11535+11
BBFC reference
AFF254153
Registration number
CFJ18310

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