Wadjda (2012) Poster


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MPAA Rated PG for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking

Sex & Nudity

  • It is implied that Wadjda's friend Abeer was caught with another man. There are later references to her being married off.
  • In one scene two girls are giving each other magazines, and the head teacher Ms Hassa sees one of the girls' hands under the skirt of the other.
  • The religion club leader tells the girls that they shouldn't touch the Koran while having their periods.
  • Wadjda falls off a bike and complains that she is bleeding - her mother asks "What's bleeding, your virginity?"

Violence & Gore

  • Contains two brief instances of footage from the horror video game Dead Island.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A construction worker asks Wadjda to "come up and play", so that he may "touch those little apples".
  • A girl, who has reached pubescence, but is still noticeably quite young, passes around her wedding pictures to the other girls (the pictures are obscured from the audience). She mentions that her husband is twenty years old.

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