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SIDE EFFECTS

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SIDE EFFECTS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 105m 46s

Release date 08/03/2013

BBFCInsight Contains strong language, sex and violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Steven Soderbergh

Cast includes Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Polly Draper, Marin Ireland, Mamie Gummer

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 26/02/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SIDE EFFECTS is a drama in which a woman is prescribed medication for depression, leading to unintended consequences.

Language

There is occasional use of strong language ('f**k'). Other bad language includes 'shit' and 'bullshit'.

Sex

In two scenes, a husband and wife are shown having sex. One scene is brief and features no nudity. In the other scene, the wife is shown on top of the husband, with some nudity as she straddles him before she soon rolls off and lies beside him.

Violence

Strong violence features in a scene in which a character is stabbed, with the knife being left in the body as the person crawls away.

There is also discussion of suicide and mental health issues.

Details

Title
SIDE EFFECTS
Year
2013
Distributor(s)
E1 Films
Classified date(s)
04/02/2013
Main language
English
Submitted run time
105m 46s
Approved footage
9519+0
BBFC reference
BFF297323
Registration number
CFJ28143

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