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TRAINSPOTTING (1995)

TRAINSPOTTING <span>(1995)</span> artwork

TRAINSPOTTING (1995)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 89

Release dates 17/01/2017, 01/06/2003, 16/09/2002

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong sex, violence, hard drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Danny Boyle

Cast includes Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, Peter Mullan, James Cosmo, Eileen Nicholas, Susan Vidler, Pauline Lynch, Shirley Henderson, Stuart McQuarrie, Irvine Welsh, Dale Winton, Keith Allen, Kevin Allen, Annie Louise Ross, Billy Riddoch, Fiona Bell

Summary TRAINSPOTTING is a 1996 drama in which a heroin addict attempts to reform himself.

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

BBFCinsight publication date 07/01/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

TRAINSPOTTING is a 1996 drama in which a heroin addict attempts to reform himself.

Language

There is very strong language ('c**t') and frequent strong language ('f**k').

Sex

Sex scenes include male and female nudity and sexual thrusting.

Violence

There are scenes of strong violence which include headbutts, kicks and punches. There is also use of pool cues, a broken glass, and a knife, the use of which results in bloody injury.

Drugs

There are frequent scenes of drug misuse, including the detailed preparation and injecting of heroin. While characters express the pleasure they obtain from taking hard drugs, the negative and sometimes fatal consequences of the drug misuse are also shown.

Details

Title
TRAINSPOTTING
Year
1995
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd,Polygram Filmed Entertainment,Polygram Video Ltd,Park Circus Limited,Channel 4 DVD
Classified date(s)
12/12/2016
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF065897

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