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BY THE GRACE OF GOD (2018)

BY THE GRACE OF GOD <span>(2018)</span> artwork

BY THE GRACE OF GOD (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 138

Release dates 25/10/2019

Ratings Info child sexual abuse references, strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) François Ozon

Cast includes Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud, Éric Caravaca, François Marthouret, Bernard Verley

Summary BY THE GRACE OF GOD is a French drama, based on real events, in which a group of men form a movement seeking justice for the sexual abuse they suffered as young boys by a Catholic priest.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 15/10/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BY THE GRACE OF GOD is a French drama, based on real events, in which a group of men form a movement seeking justice for the sexual abuse they suffered as young boys by a Catholic priest.

Theme

There are references to the sexual abuse committed on young boys in the recollections of their adult selves. These are mostly generalised references to their grooming by the priest, but there are also stronger references to the inappropriate touching of their genitals and being made to engage in masturbation and oral sex.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder bad language including uses of 'dick', 'shit', 'bastards'. 'asshole', 'son of a bitch', 'slut', 'piss' and 'crap'. There is also a use of discriminatory language ('fag').

There are references to oral sex outside the sexual abuse context. There are also photographic images of a man's penis which are not in a sexual context.

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Details

Title
BY THE GRACE OF GOD
Also known as
GRÂCE À DIEU
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
05/08/2019
Main language
French
BBFC reference
AZF377247

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