Why was Watership Down banned?
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Moreover, why is Watership Down so violent?
In the U.S. the film was rated PG due to the violent scenes. This attitude was extended when the animated Watership Down TV series was marketed with the producers making an effort to reassure parents that the violence had been softened and that the main characters would not be permanently harmed in their adventures.
Also, what age is Watership Down appropriate for? All of which makes it about right that the BBC has said that the version is not appropriate for very young children. Its recommended age range of 8 and above feels sensible.
Likewise, what happens in Watership Down?
Watership Down is the tale of a group of rabbits in search of a home. Fiver tells the Threarah that he foresees great danger, but the Chief Rabbit does not believe him. Hazel decides that they must leave the warren, so he recruits two of his friends, Dandelion and Blackberry, and Pipkin, a friend of Fiver.
What is the message in Watership Down?
Watership Down has been viewed as a statement about nature, an attempt to give us a glimpse into the beautiful yet removed world of the woods and grasslands. Humankind destroys animals' environments at a frightening rate, and yet does so without any real knowledge of what it is doing.