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THE HAPPY PRINCE

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THE HAPPY PRINCE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 104m 57s

Release date 15/06/2018

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong nudity, drug misuse

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Rupert Everett

Cast includes Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas, Tom Wilkinson

Summary THE HAPPY PRINCE is a biographical drama in which an ailing Oscar Wilde tries to make ends meet while exiled in France.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/06/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE HAPPY PRINCE is a biographical drama in which an ailing Oscar Wilde tries to make ends meet while exiled in France.

Language

There is infrequent use of very strong language ('c**t'). Other bad language includes uses of 'f**k', 'shit' and 'bollocks'.

Nudity

There is full frontal and rear male nudity.

Drugs

There is a scene in which two men use cocaine.

Other issues include occasional moderate violence and a brief moment of bloody surgical detail. Scenes of discriminatory behaviour see Wilde both verbally and physically abused for being gay.

Details

Title
THE HAPPY PRINCE
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd/ Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd (film)
Classified date(s)
19/04/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
104m 57s
Approved footage
9445+8
BBFC reference
AFF361702
Registration number
CFJ44509

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