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THE DEPARTED

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THE DEPARTED

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 151m 8s

Release date 06/10/2006

BBFCInsight Contains strong violence and very strong language

Director(s) Martin Scorsese

Cast includes Leonardo Di Caprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Martin Sheen, Vera Farmiga, Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Anderson, Ray Winstone, Alec Baldwin

Cut This work was passed uncut.

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DEPARTED is a US gangster thriller in which a cop goes undercover with the Irish Mafia in Boston, who in turn have a informant working inside the police department.

Violence

Occasional scenes of strong violence include gunfights, fistfights, beatings, and a man being thrown from a rooftop, all with resultant sight of blood.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k', 'c**ksucker'), racist and homophobic language ('nigger', 'queer'), and occasional use of very strong language ('c**t').

Occasional strong sex references occur, including a man masturbating a dildo while watching a pornographic film in a cinema.

There is also a scene of moderate sex in which two characters begin to undress while kissing.

Some scenes feature sight of cocaine and implied drugs use.

Details

Title
THE DEPARTED
Year
2006
Distributor(s)
Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
26/09/2006
Main language
English
Submitted run time
151m 8s
Approved footage
13601+12
BBFC reference
AFF229452
Registration number
CFJ13958

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