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SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU

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SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 84m 22s

Release date 30/09/2016

BBFCInsight infrequent strong language, moderate violence, references to drug misuse

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Richard Tanne

Cast includes Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear, Deborah Geffner, Jerod Haynes, Tom McElroy, Preston Tate Jr.

Summary SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU is a romantic drama, set in Chicago in 1989, in which future US President Barack Obama woos his future wife Michelle Robinson over the course of one day.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/09/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU is a romantic drama, set in Chicago in 1989, in which future US President Barack Obama woos his future wife Michelle Robinson over the course of one day.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder bad language ('screw-up', 'butt', 'damn').

Violence

In one scene, Barack and Michelle watch a film in which a policeman briefly throttles a man to death with a nightstick, and following which a window is smashed and a crowd riot. However, there is limited detail.

Drugs

Barack recalls smoking marijuana in high school.

In one scene Barack says that "the kids in Indonesia used to throw me in the swamp and call me blackberry".

Details

Title
SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Soda Pictures Ltd.
Classified date(s)
16/08/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
84m 22s
Approved footage
7593+0
BBFC reference
AFF343266
Registration number
CFJ40274

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