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Rating & Content Info
Why is Wadjda rated PG? Wadjda is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking.
Violence: School children are punished by serving detentions (standing outside the classroom in the hot sun) and publicly reprimanded by having their indiscretions announced to the rest of their peers. A young boy teases a girl by stealing her lunch. Characters play a violent video game. A boy verbally threatens a man in a lower social rank. A child falls off a bike and injures her leg. A child speaks disrespectfully to her mother. A character lies.
Sexual Content: Two female students are falsely accused of inappropriate sexual conduct. A man makes a rude sexual remark to a female child. Characters gossip about girls caught with boys who are not family members. A woman tries on a provocative dress. Female menstruation and virginity are mentioned. A young girl shows her classmates pictures of her wedding to a twenty-year-old man. A man considers marrying a second wife.
Language: Characters regularly use the names of Deity in scripture and as colloquial phrases (ie: “God willing”). Infrequent mild profanity is used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A mother smokes on a couple of occasions.
Other: Characters regularly ignore rules, and do such things as listening to forbidden music, following football teams, spending time with opposite genders who aren’t family members and learning to ride a bike (which only boys are allowed to do).
Page last updated March 10, 2014
|British Columbia||Not Rated|
|Canadian Home Video||G|
News About "Wadjda"
Cast and Crew
Wadjda is directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour and stars Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
The most recent home video release of Wadjda movie is February 11, 2014. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Wadjda
Release Date: 11 February 2014
Wadjda releases to home video with the following special features:
- Commentary with Writer/Director Haifaa Al Mansour
- The Making of WADJDA featurette
- Director’s Guild of America Q&A with Haifaa Al Mansour