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WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK

WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK artwork

WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 93m 41s

BBFCInsight strong threat, sexualised nudity, bloody images, violence

Genre(s) Crime, Drama, Horror

Director(s) Fred Walton

Cast includes Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Jill Schoelen, Gene Lythgow, Karen Austin

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 30/10/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK is a thriller horror in which a young babysitter is terrorised by a psychopath who kidnaps the children in her care.

Threat

There are frequent scenes of threat in which a man pursues and attacks a woman.

Nudity

There is sexualised breast nudity when topless women are seen working in a bar.

Violence

A man repeatedly beats a woman while she is unconcious. Bloody images include sight of blood spray and blood stained items.

Details

Title
WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Second Sight Films
Classified date(s)
25/10/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
93m 41s
BBFC reference
BVV109098
Remarks
16:9

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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