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FREE STATE OF JONES (2016)

FREE STATE OF JONES <span>(2016)</span> artwork

FREE STATE OF JONES (2016)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 137

Release dates 30/09/2016

Ratings Info strong violence, gory images

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Gary Ross

Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell, Mahershala Ali, Sean Bridgers, Jacob Lofland

Summary FREE STATE OF JONES is a US historical drama about a Mississippi farmer who leads a revolt against the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 20/09/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FREE STATE OF JONES is a US historical drama about a Mississippi farmer who leads a revolt against the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Violence

There are battle sequences in which men are shot in their heads and chests, with spurts and sprays of blood from bullet impacts. There are strong gory images in the aftermath of fighting, including a dead body with a smashed in and bloody face. There is sight of open wounds and bleeding stumps as men are treated in a field hospital.

Men are hanged from trees during executions and lynchings.

There are some references to sexual violence as a slave woman talks about being abused by her master.

There is use of discriminatory language, including 'nigger'. The film as a whole does not endorse or condone discriminatory behaviour or attitudes.

There are also uses of mild bad language, including 'shit' and 'damn'.

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Details

Title
FREE STATE OF JONES
Year
2016
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
07/11/2016
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF335346

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