1917 | British Board of Film Classification
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1917

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 114m 2s

Release date 18/05/2020

Ratings Info strong injury detail, language

Genre(s) Drama, War

Director(s) Sam Mendes

Cast includes George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Mays, Jamie Parker

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 08/05/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

1917 is a British WWI thriller in which two soldiers are tasked with crossing dangerous territory to call off an impending attack.

Injury detail

Scenes include decaying corpses, severed limbs, and bloody detail following a stabbing.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and 'bollocks'.

Sequences of moderate threat and violence also occur. Undetailed references are made to sex and masturbation.

Details

Title
1917
Year
2020
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/04/2020
Main language
English
Submitted run time
114m 2s
BBFC reference
AVF377166
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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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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