QUEEN OF KATWE

QUEEN OF KATWE is a drama based on the true story of a young girl from the slums in Uganda who trained to become a chess champion.
BBFC reference: 
AZF340494
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Monday, 12 September 2016
Main language: 
Distributers: 
WDSMP UK,The Walt Disney Company LTD
Release date: 
Friday, 21 October 2016
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Type: 
Directors: 
Mira Nair
Cast: 
Lupita Nyong'o,David Oyelowo,Madina Nalwanga,Martin Kabanza,Taryn 'Kay' Kyaze,Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine,Esther Tebandeke
Consumer advice: 
mild sex references, injury detail, distressing scenes
BBFC insight: 

<p>QUEEN OF KATWE is a drama based on the true story of a young girl from the slums in Uganda who trained to become a chess champion.</p><dl><dt>Sex</dt><dd><p>A mother asks her daughter "Why are you dressed like a girl selling herself?". A character suggestively advises a woman to look for a 'sugar daddy' to pay the rent. A girl discusses anxiety about growing older, saying, "men will soon be coming after me".</p></dd><dt>Injury detail</dt><dd><p>A child lies unconscious on the ground with some blood on his face. The child subsequently receives treatment in hospital and a wound is stitched.</p></dd><dt>Threat</dt><dd><p>A character is involved in a collision with a scooter. A family is threatened by flooding and children struggle to survive in the heavy rain.</p></dd></dl>

Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Year: 
2016
Release formats: 
Approximate running minutes: 
121
Cinema dates: 
Friday, 21 October 2016
Trailer certificate: 
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MyMovies film id: 
16462
MyMovies media id: 
14164
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Queen of Katwe
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Queen of Katwe - Trailer
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