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SERENITY (2019)

SERENITY <span>(2019)</span> artwork

SERENITY (2019)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 106

Release dates 01/07/2019, 01/03/2019

Ratings Info strong language, sex, scenes of domestic violence, bloody images

Genre(s) Mystery, Drama

Director(s) Steven Knight

Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Strong

Summary SERENITY is a mystery drama in which a woman hires her ex-husband to kill her abusive husband.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 19/02/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SERENITY is a mystery drama in which a woman hires her ex-husband to kill her abusive husband.

Language

There is strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'), as well as milder terms (for example, 'cock', 'prick', 'bitch', 'son of a bitch', 'shit', 'bullshit', 'bastard', 'asshole', 'Jesus', 'goddamn', 'damn', 'hell'). There is also a use of the discriminatory term 'retard'.

Sex

The film contains a couple of sex scenes, which feature brief male nudity and thrusting detail. There are also infrequent strong sex references.

Violence

There are scenes of domestic violence, including one in which an abusive husband forces his wife to remove her clothes to check for marks on her body. There are also scenes in which a boy overhears his stepfather verbally abusing and fighting with his mother.

Injury detail

The film contains a scene in which a woman discovers a bloodstained bed, following which she discovers her heavily bruised, injured husband with a cut and bloodied hand.

There is also non-sexual male nudity. It is implied that a boy stabs his abusive stepfather to death; however, the killing is not shown.

Trailer

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Details

Title
SERENITY
Also known as
SERENITY Q&A AND INTRO
Year
2019
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd,Altitude Film Distribution
Classified date(s)
20/05/2019
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF369208

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