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THE LINCOLN LAWYER (2011)

THE LINCOLN LAWYER <span>(2011)</span> artwork

THE LINCOLN LAWYER (2011)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 116

Release dates 18/03/2011

Ratings Info Contains a brief scene of strong sexual violence and sexual violence theme

Genre(s) Drama, Crime

Director(s) Brad Furman

Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Josh Lucas, Ryan Phillippe, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 08/03/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LINCOLN LAWYER is a legal thriller about a criminal defence lawyer who represents a wealthy young man accused of the sexual assault of a prostitute.

Violence

A rape scene is depicted multiple times from differing points of view. In one character's perception of the attack, a man is seen holding a knife to a woman's throat whilst it is implied that he's raping her. There are also several verbal references to rape and sexual assault as well as a crude reference to a man's behaviour whilst visiting a prostitute.

There are images of injury detail when the aftermath of a fatal shooting is depicted.

There are verbal drug references.

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Details

Title
THE LINCOLN LAWYER
Year
2011
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Entertainment in Video Ltd,Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
10/06/2011
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF275463

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