BLUE VALENTINE | British Board of Film Classification
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BLUE VALENTINE

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BLUE VALENTINE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 107m 26s

Release date 09/05/2011

Ratings Info Contains strong sex and strong language, once very strong

Genre(s) Drama, Romance

Director(s) Derek Cianfrance

Cast includes Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel, John Doman, Ben Shenkman, Reila Aphrodite

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 29/04/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLUE VALENTINE is a US drama about a young married couple falling out of love. Scenes of their declining relationship are intertwined with contrasting scenes set a few years earlier as their romance began.

Sex

There are three sex scenes of note - two portrayals of sexual intercourse and one of cunnilingus. Each scene is strong In terms of sexual mechanics, but nudity is limited and the scenes are otherwise lacking in detail.

Language

The film includes strong language ('f**k') throughout and there is one use of very strong language ('c**t'). It is directed by the female lead at her husband during the course of an altercation.

The film also includes infrequent moderate violence and a discreet abortion scene.

Details

Title
BLUE VALENTINE
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
Optimum Releasing
Classified date(s)
21/01/2011
Main language
English
Submitted run time
107m 26s
BBFC reference
AVF275302
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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