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TAKE SHELTER

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TAKE SHELTER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 120m 56s

Release date 25/11/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong language and sustained psychological threat

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Jeff Nichols

Cast includes Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Tova Stewart, Shea Whingham

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 15/11/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

TAKE SHELTER is a psychological drama about a young husband and father who starts having terrible nightmares which he believes to be premonitions of an imminent apocalypse.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k').

Threat

Throughout the film there is a persistent atmosphere of psychological threat, including visions which have a physical impact upon the central character. This includes bleeding and bed wetting during nightmares. There are also a number of disturbing scenes in which characters are physically and psychologically threatened, including a young deaf child.

The film also contains a moderate sex reference to 'looking into a threesome'.

Details

Title
TAKE SHELTER
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
The Works UK Distribution Ltd.
Classified date(s)
18/10/2011
Main language
English
Submitted run time
120m 56s
Approved footage
10884+10
BBFC reference
AFF283575
Registration number
CFJ24573

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