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SLACK BAY

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SLACK BAY

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 122m 32s

Release date 01/08/2017

BBFCInsight strong violence, bloody images

Genre(s) Comedy, Drama

Director(s) Bruno Dumont

Cast includes Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Jean-Luc Vincent, Brandon Lavieville, Raph

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/07/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SLACK BAY is a French comedy drama in which mysterious events occur over a few summer weeks in a northern coastal town in the early 1900s.

Violence

A teenage boy is beaten up with repeated blows to his face that result in bruising and loss of consciousness.

Disturbing images

There are images of human body parts being hacked into pieces and eaten from a cooking pot

There are undetailed references to incest and inbreeding.

There is mild bad language ('bloody', 'piss', 'bugger off', 'damn', 'hell').

Details

Title
SLACK BAY
Also known as
MA LOUTE
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Drakes Avenue Pictures Ltd
Classified date(s)
31/05/2017
Main language
French
Submitted run time
122m 32s
BBFC reference
AVF351735
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

02:02:32:05
MA LOUTE - SLACK BAY

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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