Wolf Totem parents guide

Wolf Totem Parent Guide

Never come between a man and his wolf.

Release date September 11, 2015

An urban youth from China, who is exiled to Mongolia, adopts a wolf cub. But because of negative options about wolves he must keep the animal's existence secret from the nomads, the settlers and the army.

Why is Wolf Totem rated PG-13? The MPA rated Wolf Totem PG-13 for disturbing images and violence involving animals, and for brief sexuality.

Run Time: 122 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Wolf Totem rated PG-13? Wolf Totem is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for disturbing images and violence involving animals, and for brief sexuality.

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Frequent portrayals of violence involving animals, with some blood and detail.
- Depictions of shooting, mauling and explosion.
- Scenes containing some grotesque images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.
- Mild sexual innuendo.

- Infrequent use of cursing, scatological slang, and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use in a historical context.

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News About "Wolf Totem"

This movie is based on the novel, Wolf Totem by Jiang Rong, which tells the story of a young man sent to live in Mongolia during China's Cultural Revolution. Learn more about China's Cultural Revolution and why urban youth were resettlement of in rural areas.

Cast and Crew

Wolf Totem is directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and stars Shaofeng Feng, Shawn Dou, Ankhnyam Ragchaa.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Wolf Totem movie is December 15, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Wolf Totem
Release Date: 15 December 2015
Wolf Totem releases to home video (Blu-ray, DVD & Digital) with the following extras:
4 Making of Featurettes:
- The Nature of a Wolf
-  The Cast
- Environmentally Friendly

Related home video titles:

The documentaries The Story of the Weeping Camel and Babies both feature Mongolia. Other stories about wolves include Alpha and Omega and White Fang.