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THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 92m 17s

Release date 03/08/2015

Ratings Info strong language, violence, grisly images, sex references

Genre(s) Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director(s) Robert Carlyle

Cast includes Robert Carlyle, Emma Thompson, James Cosmo, Ashley Jensen, Ray Winstone, Martin Compston, Kevin Guthrie, Stephen McCole, Tom Courtenay, Brian Pettifer, Sarah McCardie, Eileen McCallum, Finlay Welsh, Barbara Rafferty

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 24/07/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON is a black comedy about a barber who gets mixed up in a murder investigation.

Language

Frequent strong language ('f**k') throughout, as well as some milder bad language ('wankers', 'prick', 'bitch', 'tosser', 'bollocks', 'bastard', 'piss', 'arse', 'bloody', 'balls', 'shit', 'crap', 'Jesus Christ').

Violence

Some people are shot and there are spurts of blood from the bullet impacts. There is a scene in which a man dies after striking his head on the ground, causing blood to pool on the floor. There is also a scene in which men are suffocated with plastic bags which are placed over their heads.

Disturbing images

Some scenes feature sight of dismembered body parts, including severed limbs.

Sex

Sex references are occasionally crude and relate to various sexual activities, and there is also a line drawing of a penis.

Details

Title
THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Icon Home Entertainment
Classified date(s)
22/10/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
92m 17s
BBFC reference
AVF326939
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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THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON

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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