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THE CURRENT WAR

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 103m 32s

Release date 18/11/2019

Ratings Info moderate bloody images, execution scenes

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Cast includes Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Michael Shannon, Tuppence Middleton

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 08/11/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE CURRENT WAR is a historical drama telling the story of Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to provide the electricity system for the USA.

Disturbing images

There are brief scenes of execution, including a hanging and a scene in which a man is put to death in an electric chair. The execution scenes are distressing, but discreetly shot.

Injury detail

There is sight of a man who has blood all over his body.

There is mild bad language ('bastard'), as well as milder terms including 'damn' and 'Christ'.

Details

Title
THE CURRENT WAR
Year
2019
Distributor(s)
Entertainment in Video Ltd
Classified date(s)
10/10/2019
Main language
English
Submitted run time
103m 32s
BBFC reference
AVF356760
Remarks
Widescreen

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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