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THE MOTEL LIFE

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THE MOTEL LIFE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 89m 59s

Release date 04/04/2014

BBFCInsight strong language, sex, violence, drug misuse, sexualised nudity

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Alan Polsky,Gabe Polsky

Cast includes Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Dakota Fanning

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/03/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE MOTEL LIFE is a drama, based on a novel, about two brothers who are forced to leave their home and go on the run after one is involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.

Language

Over 25 uses of strong language ('f**k'), some of which are used in a sexual context.

Sex

There are some animated sex scenes, implying fellatio and showing a woman riding a man, with her buttocks visible.

Violence

Strong bloody violence includes animated scenes showing necks being slashed and stabbed, with resulting large blood sprays, and the bloody aftermath of a stabbing.

Drugs

One animated scene shows a man snorting a line of white powder, identified as cocaine, from the bare back of a woman.

Nudity

Topless nudity occurs in a pole dancing club, and there is breast and buttock nudity in animated sex scenes.

There is a car accident and a train accident, both of which suggest injury but without any detail

Details

Distributor(s)
HOUSE DISTRIBUTION UK LTD
Classified date(s)
14/03/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
89m 59s
Approved footage
8098+8
BBFC reference
AFV308782
Registration number
CFJ31694

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