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RED STATE

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RED STATE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 88m 25s

Release date 30/09/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong violence and sex references

Genre(s) Thriller

Director(s) Kevin Smith

Cast includes Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano, Deborah Aquila

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/09/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

RED STATE is a US thriller in which three teenagers unknowingly find themselves in the clutches of religious fundamentalists after answering an on-line invitation for sex.

Violence

There is a sustained sequence in which a terrified man, who is wrapped in plastic and forced to wear a ball gag in his mouth, is held captive by torturers. There is also sight of several bloody shootings, including one in which in which a man's eyeball is blown out of its socket.

Sex

There are strong crude verbal references directed towards women and gay men.

There are discriminatory remarks made towards gay characters, which include dialogue such as "Watch that gay saliva, it can turn you!", and a scene in which characters refer to the presence of faeces on genitalia, in reference to a sexual encounter between two men. There is frequent strong language ('f**k').

Details

Title
RED STATE
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
E1 Films
Classified date(s)
08/07/2011
Main language
English
Submitted run time
88m 25s
Approved footage
7957+8
BBFC reference
AFF281252
Registration number
CFJ23864

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