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QUEEN OF KATWE

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QUEEN OF KATWE

Type of media VoD

Approved Running time 119m 9s

BBFCInsight mild sex references, injury detail, distressing scenes

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Mira Nair

Cast includes Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza, Taryn 'Kay' Kyaze, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Esther Tebandeke

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/12/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

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.

Sex

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".

Injury detail

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.

Threat

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.

Details

Title
QUEEN OF KATWE
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
The Walt Disney Company LTD
Classified date(s)
20/12/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
119m 9s
BBFC reference
ARF340494
Registration number
VFE16467
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 for use on Digital Video Platforms (incl. Video On Demand) that are licenced to carry BBFC ratings. It is not a classification under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on Packaged Media formats (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). Other versions of this work may have been rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act

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