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SHUT IN

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SHUT IN

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 87m 19s

Release date 24/02/2017

BBFCInsight strong threat, moderate violence

Genre(s) Horror, Thriller

Director(s) Farren Blackburn

Cast includes Naomi Watts, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, Oliver Platt, Crystal Balint, Alex Braunstein

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/02/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SHUT IN is a US thriller about a woman living in a remote area who cares for her catatonic step son.

Threat

There are prolonged scenes of psychological threat in which a character becomes increasingly paranoid and unstable. A woman is also seen bound and gagged in a bathtub.

Violence

There is moderate violence including a stabbing shown with impact detail, although without sight of blood, and a brief scene in which a character is hit over the head with a blunt object.

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k') and references to prescription medications.

Details

Title
SHUT IN
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
08/02/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
87m 19s
BBFC reference
AVF348632
Remarks
Widescreen

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 under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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