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A WAY OF LIFE

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A WAY OF LIFE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 90m 55s

Release date 19/04/2017

BBFCInsight strong and racist language, violence, sex

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Amma Asante

Cast includes Stephanie James, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Conway, Marged Esli, Gareth Gethyn Evans, Lynsey France, Trystan Gravelle, Marlene Griffiths, Oliver Haden, Philip Howe, Matthew Jenkins, Siriol Jenkins, Nathan Jones, Rhys Jones

Summary A WAY OF LIFE is a UK drama, from 2004, following the struggles of various young people in Wales.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 09/04/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A WAY OF LIFE is a UK drama, from 2004, following the struggles of various young people in Wales.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k') as well as milder terms including 'prick', 'bitch', 'wanker', 'whore', 'twat', 'slag', 'tosser', 'shit', 'bastard', 'bloody' and 'piss'.

Discrimination

There are multiple uses of racist terms, including 'Paki' and 'Nigger', several of which are aggressive and derogatory.

Violence

Scenes of violence include racist attacks in which people are kicked and beaten, with some sight of blood and injuries.

Sex

Two strong sex scenes feature sight of buttocks during thrusting. There are also some strong verbal sex references, including to prostitution.

There are some references to drug misuse.

Details

Title
A WAY OF LIFE
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Drakes Avenue Pictures Ltd
Classified date(s)
06/04/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
90m 55s
Approved footage
8182+8
BBFC reference
BFF200270
Registration number
CFJ41882

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