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THE WIFE

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THE WIFE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 100m 18s

Release date 28/09/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Bjorn Runge

Cast includes Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Alix Wilton Regan, Max Irons, Christian Slater, Elizabeth McGovern

Summary THE WIFE is a drama in which a devoted wife questions her life after her husband is selected to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 18/09/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE WIFE is a drama in which a devoted wife questions her life after her husband is selected to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'cock', 'God', 'shit', 'Jesus', 'Christ', 'hell', 'pissed', 'prick', 'bastard', 'hell', 'dammit', 'screw' and 'crap'.

Sex

Strong sex references include a scene in which it's implied a woman is digitally penetrated underneath bedsheets. Verbal sex references include a reference to a man's "Huge tumescent cock".

Infrequent drug references include a scene in which a man tells his son that he smells like pot and that he looks stoned. There are scenes of smoking throughout.

Details

Title
THE WIFE
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Picturehouse Entertainment
Classified date(s)
13/07/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
100m 18s
Approved footage
9027+0
BBFC reference
AFF364750
Registration number
CFJ45172

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