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THE MOTEL LIFE

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THE MOTEL LIFE

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 81m 40s

Ratings Info strong language, sex, violence, drug misuse, sexualised nudity

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Alan Polsky,Gabriel Polsky

Cast includes Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Dakota Fanning

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 25/02/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE MOTEL LIFE is a drama, based on a novel, about two brothers who are forced to leave their home and go on the run after one is involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.

LANGUAGE
Over 25 uses of strong language ('f**k'), some of which are used in a sexual context.

SEX
There are some animated sex scenes, implying fellatio and showing a woman riding a man, with her buttocks visible.

VIOLENCE
Strong bloody violence includes animated scenes showing necks being slashed and stabbed, with resulting large blood sprays, and the bloody aftermath of a stabbing.

DRUGS
One animated scene shows a man snorting a line of white powder, identified as cocaine, from the bare back of a woman.

NUDITY
Topless nudity occurs in a pole dancing club, and there is breast and buttock nudity in animated sex scenes.

There is a car accident and a train accident, both of which suggest injury but without any detail

Details

Title
THE MOTEL LIFE
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment
Classified date(s)
24/02/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
81m 40s
BBFC reference
AVV308782
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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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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