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THE WIFE (2017)

THE WIFE <span>(2017)</span> artwork

THE WIFE (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 100

Release dates 28/09/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Bjorn Runge

Cast includes Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Alix Wilton Regan, Max Irons, Christian Slater, Elizabeth McGovern

Summary THE WIFE is a drama in which a devoted wife questions her life after her husband is selected to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 18/09/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE WIFE is a drama in which a devoted wife questions her life after her husband is selected to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'cock', 'God', 'shit', 'Jesus', 'Christ', 'hell', 'pissed', 'prick', 'bastard', 'hell', 'dammit', 'screw' and 'crap'.

Sex

Strong sex references include a scene in which it's implied a woman is digitally penetrated underneath bedsheets. Verbal sex references include a reference to a man's "Huge tumescent cock".

Infrequent drug references include a scene in which a man tells his son that he smells like pot and that he looks stoned. There are scenes of smoking throughout.

Details

Title
THE WIFE
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Picturehouse Entertainment
Classified date(s)
13/07/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF364750

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