The Breadwinner

10 Nov The Breadwinner

Directed by Nora Twomey, The Breadwinner is a feature-length animated drama based on the award-winning novel by Deborah Ellis. Set in 2001 in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, 11-year old girl Pravana disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

“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.” In theaters November 17, 2017. Link

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