The breadwinner
DVD
2018
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Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom, and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.

Item Details
Subjects:
Ellis, Deborah, 1960- Breadwinner series -- Film adaptations.
Girls -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Sex role -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Taliban -- Fiction.
Women's rights -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Genre:
Animated films.
Children's films.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Aircraft Pictures, production company.
Cartoon Saloon (Firm), production company.
Cauhdarī, Sārah, voice actor.
Chhaya, Soma, 1998- voice actor.
Doron, Anita, 1974- screenwriter.
Elevation Pictures, film distributor.
Jolie Pas (Firm), production company.
Leo, Anthony, film producer.
Mélusine Productions, production company.
Sadiq, Laara, voice actor.
Twomey, Nora, film director.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Ellis, Deborah, 1960- Breadwinner series.
Description:
1 videodisc (93 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violent images.
Notes:
Anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1).
Based on the books by Deborah Ellis.
Bonus features: Introduction by director Nora Twomey and executive producer Angelina Jolie; audio commentary with the filmmakers; the making of "The breadwinner"; theatrical trailer.
Title from container.
Canadiana.
Editor, Darragh Byrne ; music, Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna.
Voices, Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
English and French audio; English subtitles.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
32195700
Link to PAC
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