Denial


Denial
This film is based on a book about the true story of an American academic and author who was sued for libel by a noted English historian and author. The case was tried in a London court, where the American set out to prove that the Germans mass-murdered people during World War II.

109 minutes.
Parental Guidance 7-9.
Biographical, Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

This guy will bankrupt me if I don’t win...
This guy will bankrupt me if I don’t win...

Credits

Cast
Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorious, Alex Jennings
Director
Mick Jackson
ScreenplayDavid Hare, from the book by Deborah Lipstadt
MusicHoward Shore
CinematographyHaris Zambarloukos
EditingJustine Wright
Sound formats
Made in2016
Produced byBBC Films, Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment, Participant Media, Shoebox Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreCourtroom drama
LanguageLow impact, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceLow impact, infrequent, prejudicial language, racism and gender discrimination.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language
Runtime109
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
2
Sex
0
Language
3
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Deborah Young quote iconHolocaust courtroom drama makes compelling cinema.
10
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconPlofbare hofdrama oor Holocaust boei enduit.
15
Metacritic.com
32 critics
13
Rottentomatoes critics
110 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconIf Denial doesn’t quite do its incredible story complete justice, it comes close enough to offer a satisfying, impactful drama -- and another powerful performance from Rachel Weisz.
16
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
13
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconCompelling film about truth deals with intense subje
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
13 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
7133 users
13
Internet
3588 Netizens quote iconmportantc cause and legal landmark not done justice in so-so film
13

Average .. 66%

13

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