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14A(14A) Violence


Hindi-language Drama. Despite the threat of the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai (Reem Shaikh), with the support of her father (Atul Kulkarni), continues to go to school and advocate for the right to education.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and profanity
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some involving children, some in a torture context, most in a terrorist context – blood and detail

Thematic elements

  • Activism and commitment
  • The struggle for equality
  • Power, control, and fundamentalism

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for detailed violence

Classification date

January 29, 2020