The Breadwinner

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.

PG-13 2017 94 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 11+

The Breadwinner Review

I really liked this movie! Both movie and book are equally amazing but i prefer the book better because it makes me see my own movie in my own head and it's very cool :) Imagination is key to a great movie!

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Great role models
Too much violence
2 people found this helpful.
age 14+

Good Film

This is a beautifully animated masterpiece. But parents probably must view it before letting their child see if. As this portrays life under the Taliban very realistically. Lots of offscreen beating, arguing and shouting is presented, not to mention where a rather vicious and in my opinion bratty relative demands the main character's mother, and sister to come with him before attempting to kidnap the youngest family member, despite the mother saying that they need to wait for said protagonist. Even when the vehicle breaks down, the relative pulls out a knife, and once again demanding them to return to the vehicle immediately. However if your kid can handle it than they can handle it.

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