Breadwinner, The

Information and ratings for Breadwinner, The

PG(Parental Guidance)


Animated/Drama. Based on the novel by Deborah Ellis. After her father is arrested by the Taliban, an Afghani girl (voice of Saara Chaudry) dresses as a boy to help support her family.

Content elements

  • 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

Thematic elements

  • Storytelling
  • War, gender, and power
  • Life during wartime

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence

Classification date

September 19, 2017