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A SIMPLE FAVOUR

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A SIMPLE FAVOUR

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 112m 0s

BBFCInsight strong language, sex references, drug misuse, violence

Genre(s) Mystery, Thriller

Director(s) Paul Feig

Cast includes Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Eric Johnson, Jean Smart, Sarah Baker, Henry Golding

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/10/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A SIMPLE FAVOUR is a US mystery thriller in which a woman seeks to uncover the truth about her friend's disappearance.

Language

Strong language includes uses of 'f**k' and 'motherf**ker', alongside milder terms like 'ass', 'asshole', 'dick', 'shit', 'crap', and a reported use of 'dyke'.

Sex

There are strong sex references to threesomes, sex toys, and an incestuous relationship. There are a number of scenes in which characters have sex, but this is depicted without strong visual detail.

Drugs

There are strong sex references to threesomes, sex toys, and an incestuous relationship. There are a number of scenes in which characters have sex, but this is depicted without strong visual detail.

Violence

Scenes of violence include a drowning, a gunshot to a man's shoulder, and a woman being hit by a car. There is also a scene of implied domestic violence, in which a teenage girl hears the sounds of her father beating her sister.

Other issues include the gruesome sight of a decomposing corpse, female nudity in paintings and sketches, and occasional scenes of threat.

Details

Title
A SIMPLE FAVOUR
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd / Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd - (HE)
Classified date(s)
25/10/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
112m 0s
BBFC reference
AVF364419
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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