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UNSANE

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UNSANE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 97m 41s

Release date 23/03/2018

BBFCInsight strong violence, threat, language

Genre(s) Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Steven Soderbergh

Cast includes Claire Foy, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving, Jay Pharoah, Joshua Leonard

Summary UNSANE is a US psychological thriller in which a woman is committed to a mental institution against her will.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 13/03/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

UNSANE is a US psychological thriller in which a woman is committed to a mental institution against her will.

Violence

Strong violence includes stabbings and throat-cuttings. In one scene a man is forcibly given ECT shocks while strapped to a chair.

Threat

A woman is committed to a mental institution against her will and unable to convince the staff of her sanity. She is also being stalked by an ex-boyfriend whom she fears has been able to infiltrate the facility. There is a scene of sexual threat in which it is implied a man is about to rape a woman.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), as well as milder terms ('bitch', 'shit' and 'ass').

There are occasional sex references, for example to masturbation and oral sex.

There are also undetailed verbal references to suicide and drug misuse, as well as scenes in which a character appears to smoke marijuana.

Details

Title
UNSANE
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
28/02/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
97m 41s
Approved footage
8791+8
BBFC reference
BFF358920
Registration number
CFJ44192

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