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ROSEWATER

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ROSEWATER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 102m 59s

Release date 08/05/2015

BBFCInsight strong language, threat, sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Jon Stewart

Cast includes Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Farahani, Claire Foy, Amir El-Masry, Nasser Faris, Jason Jones

Summary ROSEWATER is a drama based on the account of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, who was detained and interrogated for several months by Iranian forces on suspicion of being a spy.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 28/04/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ROSEWATER is a drama based on Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari's account of his detention and interrogation by Iranian forces on suspicion of being a spy.

Language

There is occasional strong language, including uses of 'motherf**ker', 'sisterf**ker' and 'f**k'.

Threat

A character is detained by Iranian forces, who threaten to kill him.

Sex

A character describes travelling to different locations to receive "sexual massages".

There is violence when a character is beaten up. We also see bloody injuries as civilians protest in the streets. There is a scene in which a character imagines committing suicide by cutting his wrist with broken glass.

Details

Title
ROSEWATER
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
The Works UK Distribution Ltd.
Classified date(s)
26/11/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
102m 59s
Approved footage
9268+8
BBFC reference
AFF321614
Registration number
CFJ34229

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