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EMPIRE OF THE SUN

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EMPIRE OF THE SUN

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 146m 28s

Ratings Info moderate violence

Director(s) Steven Spielberg

Cast includes Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Joe Pantoliano, Leslie Phillips, Masato Ibu, Emily Richard, Rupert Frazer, Peter Gale, Takatoro Kataoka, Ben Stiller, Robert Stephens

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 01/02/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

EMPIRE OF THE SUN is a drama, set during World War II, and in which a boy struggles to survive in a Japanese prison of war camp.

Violence

There are some scenes in which men are beaten by the prison camp guards; however, injury detail is limited.

There is also a scene in which it is implied a man and woman have sex; however, it is brief and there is no detailed activity.

Details

Title
EMPIRE OF THE SUN
Year
1999
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd
Classified date(s)
16/06/1999
Main language
English
Submitted run time
146m 28s
BBFC reference
BVF061227
Remarks
Widescreen

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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