PG-13  |  1 hour 35 minutes • Archived

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Golden Globe nominee: Best Motion Picture - Animated


From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the Academy Award nominated creators of SONG OF THE SEA comes the highly-anticipated new feature based on Deborah Ellis' bestseller. THE BREADWINNER tells the story of Parvana, a 12-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in 2001 Afghanistan. When her father is arrested, Parvana disguises herself as a boy in order to work and provide for her family. Alongside her best friend Shauzia, she risks discovery to try to find out if her father is still alive.

Directed By

Nora Twomey

Written By

Anita Doron, Deborah Ellis


Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif

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