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ON THE BASIS OF SEX

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ON THE BASIS OF SEX

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 115m 5s

Ratings Info infrequent strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Mimi Leder

Cast includes Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Cailee Spaeny

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 20/03/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ON THE BASIS OF SEX is a drama, based on a true story, concerning US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's fight for gender equality.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), as well as moderate terms such as 'prick' and 'bitch', and milder terms including 'dick', 'asshole', 'bullshit', 'shitty', 'balls', 'damn', and 'Jesus Mary Joseph'

There are references to gender discrimination, infrequent use of the discriminatory term 'negro', a brief scene of mild sex in which a man and woman kisses passionately before falling on to a bed, and mild sex references. There are also scenes of smoking.

Details

Title
ON THE BASIS OF SEX
Year
2019
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK
Classified date(s)
19/03/2019
Main language
English
Submitted run time
115m 5s
BBFC reference
AVF367901
Remarks
Widescreen

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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