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OFFICIAL SECRETS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 107m 6s

Release date 24/02/2020

Ratings Info very strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Gavin Hood

Cast includes Matthew Goode, Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma, Rhys Ifans, Matt Smith

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 14/02/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

OFFICIAL SECRETS is a political thriller based on GCHQ whistle blower Katherine Gun, who leaked a memo exposing illegal efforts to blackmail UN diplomats tasked to vote on the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Language

There is infrequent very strong language ('c**t'), strong language ('f**k') and use of milder terms ('bloody', 'god', 'shit', 'Christ', 'Jesus', 'friggin').

Other issues include a moderate sex scene and brief images of dead bodies.

Details

Title
OFFICIAL SECRETS
Year
2020
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/02/2020
Main language
English
Submitted run time
107m 6s
BBFC reference
AVF371421
Remarks
5:4

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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