The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner movie poster

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Distributor U.S. Release

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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.
the official version from on September 5, 2016

Production History as of May 19, 2017



Production currently underway. Aiming for a Fall 2017 release in the U.S.

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