WEST OF MEMPHIS

BBFC reference: 
AFF295231
Registration number: 
CFJ27153
Parent release: 
AZF295231
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Friday, 5 October 2012
Main language: 
Approved footage: 
13240+8
Distributers: 
Sony Pictures Releasing
Release date: 
Friday, 21 December 2012
Approved running time: 
147m 7s
Genre: 
Type: 
Directors: 
Amy Berg
Cast: 
Michael Baden,Jason Baldwin,Loris Davis,Julie Ann Doan,Michael Carson,Eddie Vedder
Consumer advice: 
Contains strong language, references to sexual violence & gruesome images
BBFC insight: 

<p>WEST OF MEMPHIS is a US documentary questioning the evidence that led to the conviction for murder of three teenage boys in 1993.</p><dl><dt>Language</dt><dd><p>There is strong language ('f**k').</p></dd><dt>Violence</dt><dd><p>Evidence is presented that suggests the young murder victims were also sexually assaulted. In this context, there are verbal references to genital mutilation, torture and non consensual sexual activity. There are also verbal references to the sexual abuse of children.</p></dd><dt>Disturbing images</dt><dd><p>Gruesome images include sight of the murder victims, emphasising the injuries they suffered</p></dd></dl><p>Other issues include references to drug misuse.</p>

Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
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Season number: 
0
Episode number: 
0
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
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MyMovies film id: 
12568