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SHELTER

SHELTER artwork

SHELTER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 105m 37s

Release date 27/11/2015

BBFCInsight strong sexual detail

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Paul Bettany

Cast includes Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, Bruce Altman, Amy Hargreaves, Rob Morgan, Babs Olusanmokun

Summary SHELTER is a US drama about a bereaved American woman and a Nigerian immigrant who bond as they both struggle with homelessness on the streets of Manhattan.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 17/11/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SHELTER is a US drama about a bereaved American woman and a Nigerian immigrant who bond as they both struggle with homelessness on the streets of Manhattan.

Sex

There is a scene of strong sexual detail in which semen is seen landing on a woman's face. There is also a brief scene of sex in which a woman is seen on all fours as a man penetrates her from behind.

There is frequent use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker').

A woman injects heroin, without any close-up detail.

There is some bloody injury detail after a man is slammed against a bathroom sink by another character.

Details

Title
SHELTER
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
24/09/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
105m 37s
Approved footage
9505+8
BBFC reference
AFF331048
Registration number
CFJ37215

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