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VIKING ADVENTURES FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM

VIKING ADVENTURES FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM artwork

VIKING ADVENTURES FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 58m 32s

Release date 02/06/2014

BBFCInsight very mild violence, references to violence

Genre(s) Documentary, Drama

Director(s) John Rooney

Cast includes Not known

Summary A documentary about the British Museum’s Viking exhibition, featuring new artefact discoveries and dramatic reconstructions of Viking life.

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were made at the request of the distributor to achieve a particular category. To obtain this category cuts of 1m 37s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 23/05/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

VIKING ADVENTURES FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM is a documentary of the museum's newest exhibition about the Vikings, featuring new artefact discoveries and dramatic reconstructions of Viking life.

Violence

Mild violence includes dramatic reconstruction of Viking warriors fighting and swords clashing. References to violence include Vikings warrior names such as 'skullsplitter' and 'bloody-axe', and descriptions of weapons and where and how they were designed to injure an enemy, occasionally with visual demonstrations.

The film also contains descriptive uses of 'bloody', but no bad language, and mild threat.

Cuts information

Company chose to reduce scenes of mild violence and threat, and to remove more detailed verbal references to violence, in order to obtain a U classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut PG classification was available.

Details

Title
VIKING ADVENTURES FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
The British Museum
Classified date(s)
21/05/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
60m 9s
Approved footage
5268+0
BBFC reference
AFF309093
Registration number
CFJ32179

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