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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: SKYLIGHT

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: SKYLIGHT

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 162m 25s

Release date 24/07/2014

BBFCInsight very strong language

Genre(s) Performance

Director(s) Stephen Daldry

Cast includes Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy, Matthew Beard

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/07/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: SKYLIGHT is a recording of a performance of David Hare's drama about an East London school teacher who spends an evening with a former lover as they reflect on their lives, their relationship and their future

Language

There are over 40 uses of strong language ('f**k'), as well as one use of very strong language ('c**t'), which is not aggressive and occurs in the context of reported speech. Milder terms include 'prick', 'wanker', and 'bastard'.

The film also contains mild sex references and some moderate threat in a clip from a stage production of 'Frankenstein'.

Details

Distributor(s)
National Theatre
Classified date(s)
21/07/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
162m 25s
Approved footage
14617+8
BBFC reference
AFF315529
Registration number
CFJ32912

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