Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over

FIVE FEET APART (2019)

FIVE FEET APART (2019)
  • Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 116 minutes

  • Director(s): Justin Baldoni

  • Cast: Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Claire Forlani, Parminder Nagra, Moises Arias, Ivy Dubreuil

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, upsetting scenes, infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: FIVE FEET APART is a US romantic drama in which two teens fall in love while receiving treatment in hospital.

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FIVE FEET APART is a US romantic drama in which two teens fall in love while receiving treatment in hospital.

Sex

There are references to foreplay, sex, and condoms. In one sequence, two teenagers undress to their underwear in front of one another.

Theme

The central characters have forms of cystic fibrosis and are at high risk of infection. The death of a character and near death of another are potentially upsetting and distressing sequences. There is also a visually discreet scene in which a person receives a lung transplant.

Language

Infrequent strong language occurs, along with moderate and mild bad language.

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