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THE DARK HORSE

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THE DARK HORSE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 119m 19s

Ratings Info strong language, violence, drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) James Napier Robertson

Cast includes Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, Miriama McDowell

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 10/07/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DARK HORSE is a drama based on the life of Genesis Potini, a man suffering from bipolar disorder, who helps young people in his local community stay away from gang crime by teaching them how to play chess.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language, including a single use of 'motherf**ker' and over sixty uses of 'f**k'.

Violence

There are scenes of strong violence in which characters are punched in the face or headbutted; characters are seen with significant injuries following the violence.

Drugs

There is a brief moment in which a character is seen smoking from a crack pipe.

Details

Title
THE DARK HORSE
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Koch Film
Classified date(s)
13/07/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
119m 19s
BBFC reference
AVF323999
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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