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SON OF A GUN

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SON OF A GUN

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 108m 49s

Release date 30/01/2015

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong bloody violence, sex, drug use

Genre(s) Crime, Thriller

Director(s) Julius Avery

Cast includes Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander, Ewan McGregor, Matt Nable, Damon Herriman, Nash Edgerton, Jacek Koman, Eddie Baroo, Tom Budge

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/01/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SON OF A GUN is an Australian thriller about a young offender who struggles to escape from a life of crime when he becomes indebted to a violent and treacherous criminal.

Language

Infrequent use of very strong language ('c**t'), between the male inmates of a prison, as well as frequent use of strong language ('f**k'), including sexual and aggressive uses.

Violence

There is strong violence during gun battles and occasional fist fights, as well as a sequence in which a woman is briefly beaten and choked by a man. Little detail is seen during these sequences, but there is sight of bloody injury detail in the aftermath of violence, including after a suicide attempt in which a character has cut their throat.

Sex

There are infrequent sex scenes, with brief sight of breast and buttock nudity.

Drugs

There are infrequent scenes featuring drug use, including a dealer taking Ecstasy and offering it to the protagonist, and sight of a man snorting cocaine at a party.

Details

Title
SON OF A GUN
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Koch Film
Classified date(s)
23/09/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
108m 49s
Approved footage
9793+8
BBFC reference
AFF319013
Registration number
CFJ33545

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