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YARDIE

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YARDIE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 101m 40s

Release date 31/08/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, drug misuse

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) Idris Elba

Cast includes Aml Ameen, Everaldo Creary, Sheldon Shepherd, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham, Fraser James

Summary YARDIE is a British drama set in the 1980s, in which a Jamaican man is tasked with delivering a drug shipment to London.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 21/08/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

YARDIE is a British drama set in the 1980s, in which a Jamaican man is tasked with delivering a drug shipment to London.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k') and use of milder terms including 'pussy', 'shit' and 'ass'.

Violence

Scenes include shootings which result in brief blood splatter and sight of blood stained clothes in the aftermath of violence. In one sequence a gun is pointed at a man's head and crotch.

Drugs

References are made to drug dealing, and there is implied cocaine snorting and marijuana smoking.

There is a brief scene of moderate sex.

Details

Title
YARDIE
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
11/06/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
101m 40s
Approved footage
9150+0
BBFC reference
AFF361092
Registration number
CFJ44896

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