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THE SIGNAL

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THE SIGNAL

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 205m 21s

Release date 02/02/2015

BBFCInsight strong violence, threat, infrequent strong language

Genre(s) Science Fiction, Thriller

Director(s) William Eubank

Cast includes Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp, Jeffrey Grover, Laurence Fishburne

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 23/01/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE SIGNAL is a sci-fi thriller about a group of young people who are abducted whilst searching for a mysterious internet hacker.

Violence

There is some strong action violence, including bullet impacts with sight of blood. There is also some disturbing sight of injuries.

Threat

There is a sustained sense of threat as the young people try to work out what is happening to them.

Language

There is one clear use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as various uses of milder bad language.

The film has a pervasively bleak and despairing tone.

Details

Title
THE SIGNAL
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK
Classified date(s)
25/11/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
205m 21s
BBFC reference
AVF316286
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

01:33:02:09
THE SIGNAL (FEATURE)
01:33:02:09
THE SIGNAL (FEATURE)
00:09:40:15
(DELETED SCENES)
00:00:15:03
(OUTTAKE - BRILLIANT)
00:09:20:02
(BEHIND THE SIGNAL - FEATURETTE)

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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