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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

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NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 111m 32s

Release date 13/03/2017

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

Genre(s) Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Tom Ford

Cast includes Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Laura Linney

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 03/03/2017

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
2017
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
31/01/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 32s
BBFC reference
AVF344112
Remarks
16:9

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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