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VICTORIA & ABDUL

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VICTORIA & ABDUL

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 111m 32s

Release date 15/09/2017

BBFCInsight mild bad language, sex references, racist terms

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Stephen Frears

Cast includes Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Williams

Summary VICTORIA AND ABDUL is a British historical drama following Queen Victoria's relationship with an Indian man who joins her household staff.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 06/09/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

VICTORIA AND ABDUL is a British historical drama following Queen Victoria's relationship with an Indian man who joins her household staff.

Language

There are uses of mild bad language such as 'arsehole', 'shit' and 'dick', as well as milder terms ('God', 'Jesus Christ').

Sex

A childless character is examined for sexually transmitted infections.

Discrimination

There are incidents of historical racist behaviour, occasionally accompanied by physical aggression. The word 'wog' is used by an Indian man reflecting on how he perceives society's attitudes to his compatriots.

Details

Title
VICTORIA & ABDUL
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
22/08/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 32s
Approved footage
10038+0
BBFC reference
AFF349927
Registration number
CFJ42769

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