The Breadwinner

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Status: Completed As of May 19, 2017

Completed: Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

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2017 | Family Animation

The Breadwinner tells the story of Parwana, a 12-year-old girl 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 f... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

October, 2017 Fall Release

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DIRECTOR

Nora Twomey

Screenwriter

Companies

GKIDS & 1 more

Rating MPAA

Not Available

Storyline

The Breadwinner tells the story of Parwana, a 12-year-old girl 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.
official plot version from gkids.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on Deborah Ellis’ bestseller.
  • Coming to theaters in Fall 2017.

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