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MOONLIGHT

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MOONLIGHT

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 111m 9s

Release date 17/02/2017

BBFCInsight strong language, sex, sex references, drugs misuse

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Barry Jenkins

Cast includes Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomi Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert, Jaden Piner

Summary MOONLIGHT is a US drama following the impact of a young man's upbringing, relationships and surroundings across three periods of his life.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/02/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MOONLIGHT is a US drama following the impact of a young man's upbringing, relationships and surroundings across three periods of his life.

Language

There is occasional use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), and frequent racial language ('nigga') used informally between black characters. There is also use of homophobic language in a scene in which an adult explains to a young boy that 'faggot' is an offensive term.

Sex

Scenes of sexual activity include implied masturbation and penetration, and in one scene a character wakes up following a 'wet dream'. Strong verbal references are made to oral sex and intercourse.

Drugs

There are scenes of drug dealing and characters smoking 'crack' and marijuana. The work as a whole does not condone or endorse drugs misuse.

Infrequent scenes of moderate violence include a boy being beaten by a gang of bullies, with subsequent sight of his cut and bloodied face.

Details

Title
MOONLIGHT
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Altitude Film Distribution
Classified date(s)
18/01/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 9s
Approved footage
10003+8
BBFC reference
AFF347228
Registration number
CFJ41296
Remarks
Dubbed

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