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TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY (2011)

TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY <span>(2011)</span> artwork

TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY (2011)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 124

Release dates 09/01/2012

BBFCInsight Contains strong language, sex, violence and bloody injury detail

Genre(s) Thriller, Drama

Director(s) Tomas Alfredson

Cast includes Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds, Kathy Burke

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/08/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY is a spy drama, set during the Cold War, about a retired spy who returns to the British Intelligence service to uncover a Russian mole.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms such as 'prick' and 'shit'.

Sex

There is a scene of strong sex: a woman is seen sitting astride a man on a bed and thrusting up and down.

Violence

A woman is shot in the head with a resultant spurt of blood onto the wall behind her. In another scene a man is shot in the cheek with clear sight of the entry wound and a trickle of blood running from it. The bloody aftermath of two murders, both of which take place off screen, is also shown. These include sight of a man with a very gory wound to the throat and a man floating in a bath full of bloody water and his own intestines.

In one scene a bird is struck and killed, although it is clear that effects have been used rather than a real animal.

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Details

Title
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
Year
2011
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal,The Editpool,Optimum Releasing
Classified date(s)
08/12/2011
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF279101

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