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MAD TO BE NORMAL (2017)

MAD TO BE NORMAL <span>(2017)</span> artwork

MAD TO BE NORMAL (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 105

Release dates 06/04/2017

Ratings Info strong language, drug misuse, sex, scenes of suicide and self-harm

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Robert Mullan

Cast includes David Tennant, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon, Gabriel Byrne, David Bamber

Summary MAD TO BE NORMAL is a drama, set in the 1960s, in which psychiatrist R.D. Laing attempts to pioneer controversial treatments for mental health issues.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 27/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MAD TO BE NORMAL is a drama, set in the 1960s, in which psychiatrist R.D. Laing attempts to pioneer controversial treatments for mental health issues.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k').

Drugs

A group of characters use LSD, initially as part of a medical experiment, and later two characters are shown smoking marijuana.

Sex

Scenes include implied sexual intercourse and cunnilingus.

Suicide

A man cuts his throat, with brief sight of bloody detail. A woman is also seen cutting herself, before she is transferred to a psychiatric institution

There are infrequent scenes of moderate threat, including brief knife threat, and a sequence in which a man with a blow torch briefly threatens a baby. In a scene of moderate violence, a woman with a bloodied shirt is seen falling to the floor after a brief fight with a man.

Details

Title
MAD TO BE NORMAL
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
GSP STUDIOS
Classified date(s)
12/07/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF348893

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