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THE SAVAGES

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THE SAVAGES

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 114m 7s

Release date 25/01/2008

BBFCInsight Contains strong language and sex references

Director(s) Tamara Jenkins

Cast includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Cara Seymour, Sidne Anderson, Erica Berg, Michael Blackson, Hal Blankenship, John Bolton, Guy Boyd, Bob Huff, Elaine Huff, Joan Jaffe, Zoe Kazan

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 15/01/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE SAVAGES is a drama about two siblings who must arrange care for their ill, elderly, estranged father.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language (‘f**k’).

Sex

There is a single strong sex reference and a moderate sex scene in which a bare-backed man moves gently on top of a woman.

There are scenes portraying an elderly man’s dementia, including one where he has written 'prick' in excrement on a wall. There is also a clip from an early silent black and white film featuring a man 'blacking up'.

Details

Title
THE SAVAGES
Year
2007
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
17/09/2007
Main language
English
Submitted run time
114m 7s
Approved footage
10270+4
BBFC reference
AFF237243
Registration number
CFJ15808

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