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A SIMPLE FAVOUR

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A SIMPLE FAVOUR

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 116m 42s

Release date 21/09/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, sex references, drug misuse, violence

Genre(s) Mystery, Thriller

Director(s) Paul Feig

Cast includes Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Eric Johnson, Jean Smart, Sarah Baker, Henry Golding

Summary A SIMPLE FAVOUR is a US mystery thriller in which a woman seeks to uncover the truth about her friend's disappearance.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 11/09/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A SIMPLE FAVOUR is a US mystery thriller in which a woman seeks to uncover the truth about her friend's disappearance.

Language

Strong language includes uses of 'f**k' and 'motherf**ker', alongside milder terms like 'ass', 'asshole', 'dick', 'shit', 'crap', and a reported use of 'dyke'.

Sex

There are strong sex references to threesomes, sex toys, and an incestuous relationship. There are a number of scenes in which characters have sex, but this is depicted without strong visual detail.

Drugs

Moments of drug misuse include one scene in which woman injects heroin and another in which a group of friends smoke marijuana from bongs. There are also a number of verbal drug references, primarily to heroin addiction, but also some comic references to 'weed' and crystal meth.

Violence

Scenes of violence include a drowning, a gunshot to a man's shoulder, and a woman being hit by a car. There is also a scene of implied domestic violence, in which a teenage girl hears the sounds of her father beating her sister.

Other issues include the gruesome sight of a decomposing corpse, female nudity in paintings and sketches, and occasional scenes of threat.

Details

Title
A SIMPLE FAVOUR
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd/ Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd (film)
Classified date(s)
23/07/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
116m 42s
Approved footage
10503+0
BBFC reference
AFF364419
Registration number
CFJ45250

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