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The Breadwinner (2017)

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The story of Parwana, a 12-year-old girl who is growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is arrested, Parwana dresses as a boy in order to work and provide for her family. Together with her best friend Shauzia, she risks discovery to try to find out if her father is still alive.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 17th, 2017 (Limited) by GKIDS
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic material including some violent images.
(Rating bulletin 2495 (Cert #51260), 9/27/2017)
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Jolie Pas, Cartoon Saloon, Aircraft Pictures, Melusine Productions
Production Countries: Canada,
United States

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Anita Doron
Based on the YA novel by    Deborah Ellis
Producer    Tomm Moore
Producer    Paul Young
Producer    Anthony Leo
Producer    Andrew Rosen
Executive Producer    Angelina Jolie Pitt

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