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CAPITAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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CAPITAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 102m 34s

Ratings Info references to slavery, moderate sex references, images of real dead bodies

Genre(s) Documentary

Director(s) Justin Pemberton

Cast includes Gillian Tett, Ian Bremmer, Francis Fukuyama, Rana Foroohar

Summary CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY is a documentary about modern-day capitalism, based on the book by economist Thomas Piketty.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 29/06/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY is a documentary about modern-day capitalism, based on the book by economist Thomas Piketty.

Discrimination

There is sight of 19th century advertising material that offers African-American slaves for sale; there is use of the term 'negroes' and a black man is seen on the advert wearing a collar around his neck.

Sex

There is a fleeting image of a sex toy.

Disturbing images

There is brief sight of real dead bodies from old war footage. There is also black and white footage of German soldiers giving a Nazi salute.

The film contains rude gestures, as well as milder terms (for example, 'crap').

Details

Title
CAPITAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Year
2020
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
29/06/2020
Main language
English, French
Submitted run time
102m 34s
Approved footage
9231+0
BBFC reference
BFF376125
Registration number
CFJ50225
Remarks
Subtitled

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