The Breadwinner Parent Guide
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Rating & Content Info
Why is The Breadwinner rated PG-13? The Breadwinner is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material including some violent imagesViolence:
- Infrequent references to war, death, and dying - no detail
- Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in the context of war - little blood, no detail.
- Several scenes of violence depicting physical assault, weapons and/or injury.
Page last updated September 27, 2017
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News About "The Breadwinner"
Deborah Ellis authored The Breadwinner, the award winning children's novel that was the inspiration for this movie.
Although Ellis's book is a work of fiction, she did base her writing on stories of real people living under the rule of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Learn more about the Taliban.
He Named Me Malala is a documentary (based on the biography I Am Malala) about a real young girl who lived under Taliban rule in Pakistan. An activist for the education rights of girls, Malala Yousafzai received world recognition after she was shot by Taliban militants. She was only 14-years-old at the time.
The Breadwinner animation is produced by serval people including actress Angelina Jolie (Kung Fu Panda, Maleficent and Irish filmmaker Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea). Nora Twomey, who directed The Breadwinner has also worked with Moore on several of his past projects.
Cast and Crew
The Breadwinner is directed by Nora Twomey and stars Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif.