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A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR artwork

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 124m 44s

Release date 23/01/2015

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong violence

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) J.C. Chandor

Cast includes Oscar Issac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Albert Brooks

Summary A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a US drama, set in New York City in 1981, in which a young businessman tries to establish himself in the heating oil distribution business without resorting to crime.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 13/01/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a US drama, set in New York City in 1981, in which a young businessman tries to establish himself in the heating oil distribution business without resorting to crime.

Language

There is a single use of very strong language ('c**t') and over thirty uses of strong language ('f**k').

Violence

There are three scenes in which male characters are pistol-whipped and/or punched; in another scene, a character places the barrel of a self-loading pistol beneath his own chin and pulls the trigger. There is a large spray of blood and more blood begins to pool beneath his head after the event. However, there is no discernible injury detail.

Details

Title
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Icon Film Distribution Ltd
Classified date(s)
21/11/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
124m 44s
Approved footage
11226+0
BBFC reference
AFF320301
Registration number
CFJ34185

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