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SNOWDEN (2016)

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SNOWDEN (2016)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 134

Release dates 03/03/2017, 09/12/2016

Ratings Info strong language, sex, sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Oliver Stone

Cast includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Jaymes Butler, Robert Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Scott Eastwood, Logan Marshall-Green, Timothy Olyphant, Rhys Ifans

Summary SNOWDEN is a drama based on Edward Snowden's leaking of classified US government material regarding their surveillance programme.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 29/11/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SNOWDEN is a drama based on Edward Snowden's leaking of classified US government material regarding their surveillance programme.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder bad language including 'bitch', 'shit', 'bastard', 'screwed (up)', 'hell', 'moron', 'goddamn', 'damn', 'Jesus'. There is a use of the discriminatory term 'faggot' and sight of a middle finger gesture.

Sex

There is a sex scene in which a woman 'rides' a man, with some breast and buttock nudity.

There is a scene set in a pole-dancing club, in which women are seen dancing in underwear. In one scene a woman is spied upon as she undresses, although no nudity is shown. There are some verbal sex references, including to masturbation and to a man 'banging' two women.

There is sight of photographs featuring female breast nudity. There is some injury detail when a man breaks his leg. There is sight of people being blown up in drone attacks, without any injury detail, and archive footage of rioting and the 9/11 attacks. A character experiences epileptic seizures. There are some undetailed references to drug misuse and to an attempted suicide by overdosing on pills. In one scene pheasants are shot and in another scene a chicken's head is cut off.

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Details

Title
SNOWDEN
Also known as
THE SNOWDEN FILES
Year
2016
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Vertigo Releasing Ltd,Sony DADC UK Limited
Classified date(s)
12/04/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF346295

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