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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 116m 35s

Release date 04/11/2016

BBFCInsight strong threat, violence, sexual violence, nudity, language

Genre(s) Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Tom Ford

Cast includes Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andre Riseborough, Michael Sheen

Summary NOCTURNAL ANIMALS is a drama in which a disillusioned woman escapes into the world of a crime thriller novel written by her former husband.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/10/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS is a drama in which a disillusioned woman escapes into the world of a crime thriller novel written by her former husband.

Threat

There are occasional and sometimes prolonged scenes of strong threat, including a sequence in which a group of men force a family off the road, surround their car, and terrorise the mother and daughter with sexual threats.

Violence

Infrequent scenes of strong violence include shootings and a man being attacked with a crowbar, with resultant sight of a bloody injury to his face.

There are verbal references to sexual violence, as well as a brief scene in which a man assaults a young woman.

Nudity

Scenes of strong nudity include footage of women dancing, revealing breast and buttock nudity and sight of pubic hair. The women are also seen posing naked in an art gallery.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language ('f**k').

Details

Title
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
04/10/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
116m 35s
Approved footage
10492+8
BBFC reference
AFF344112
Registration number
CFJ40395

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