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BEYOND THE LIGHTS

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BEYOND THE LIGHTS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 116m 9s

BBFCInsight infrequent strong language, moderate sex, sex references

Genre(s) Drama, Music

Director(s) Gina Prince-Bythewood

Cast includes Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Richard Colson Baker, Danny Glover, Darryl Stephens, Elaine Tan

Summary BEYOND THE LIGHTS is a drama about a young singer and her struggles to cope with the attention that fame brings her.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 04/09/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BEYOND THE LIGHTS is a drama about a young singer and her struggles to cope with the attention that fame brings her.

Language

There are a couple of uses of strong language ('f**k'), one of which is spoken in frustration, while the other is seen partially written in an abusive Tweet.

Sex

There are infrequent scenes of sex, which focus on the heads and shoulders of the participants, without nudity. There is also some suggestive sexual dancing in a couple of music video scenes.

There are some references to suicide connected with a scene in which a character is contemplating suicide but does not go through with it.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Details

Title
BEYOND THE LIGHTS
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
04/09/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
116m 9s
Approved footage
10453+8
BBFC reference
BFV324745
Registration number
CFJ36994

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