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BURN AFTER READING

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BURN AFTER READING

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 95m 43s

Release date 17/10/2008

BBFCInsight Contains strong language, sex references and brief bloody violence

Director(s) Joel Coen,Ethan Coen

Cast includes George Clooney, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/10/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BURN AFTER READING is a comedy about two gym employees trying to sell the discovered memoirs of a CIA agent, whilst his wife sees a philandering treasury official.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k'). Milder terms include 'bitch' and 'dickhead'.

Sex

A scene features a home-made sex toy which is a rocking chair that activates a dildo into motion.

Violence

There is brief bloody violence, included the shooting of a character in the head.

Details

Title
BURN AFTER READING
Year
2008
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
01/09/2008
Main language
English
Submitted run time
95m 43s
Approved footage
8614+2
BBFC reference
AFF249022
Registration number
CFJ17764

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