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SEARCHING

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 102m 14s

Release date 31/08/2018

BBFCInsight infrequent strong language, moderate violence, drug references

Genre(s) Mystery, Thriller

Director(s) Aneesh Chaganty

Cast includes John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La, Sara Sohn, Roy Abramsohn

Summary SEARCHING is a mystery thriller in which a father tries to track down his missing daughter.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 21/08/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SEARCHING is a mystery thriller in which a father tries to track down his missing daughter.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms such as 'ass'.

Violence

There is a scene in which a man is choked almost to death. In another scene, two men wrestle on the floor during an altercation, and both sustain injuries.

Drugs

There are verbal references to a man being a marijuana user and having supplied drugs to his teenage niece.

There are some sex references which occur during online exchanges - a user is blocked after commenting 'boobies' on a video broadcast. Another web page user comment makes a joke about a pimp. In one scene, a man described as a sex offender, claims to have killed a teenage girl.

Details

Title
SEARCHING
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd.
Classified date(s)
10/07/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
102m 14s
Approved footage
9201+0
BBFC reference
AFF363557
Registration number
CFJ45141

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