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TAKE SHELTER

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TAKE SHELTER

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 116m 19s

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 16/12/2011

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
2012
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
23/01/2012
Main language
English
Submitted run time
116m 19s
BBFC reference
BVF283575
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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TAKE SHELTER (FEATURE)

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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