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The breadwinner

Author: Nora TwomeyAnita DoronDeborah EllisAnthony LeoTomm MooreAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Series: Academy Award Nominee 2017.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Animated films
Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Animation, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nora Twomey; Anita Doron; Deborah Ellis; Anthony Leo; Tomm Moore; Andrew Rosen, (Producer); Angelina Jolie; Paul Young; Stephan Roelants; Sārah Cauhdarī; Soma Chhaya; Laara Sadiq; Shaista Latif; Kawa Ada; Ali Badshah; Noorin Gulamgaus; Darragh Byrne, (Film editor); Mychael Danna; Jeff Danna; Aircraft Pictures,; Cartoon Saloon (Firm),; Mélusine Productions,; Jolie Pas (Firm),; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 9786317162921 6317162921 0191329051573
OCLC Number: 1022567148
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by Deborah Ellis.
Anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1).
Originally produced as an animated motion picture in 2017.
Bonus features: Introduction by director Nora Twomey and executive producer Angelina Jolie; audio commentary with the filmmakers; the making of "The breadwinner"; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Editor, Darragh Byrne ; music, Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna.
Performer(s): Voices, Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Kawa Ada, Ali Badshah, Noorin Gulamgaus.
Awards: Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Feature Film
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violent images.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 33 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Series Title: Academy Award Nominee 2017.
Responsibility: an Aircraft Pictures, Cartoon Saloon, Melusine Productions film ; in association with Jolie Pas Productions ; directed by Nora Twomey ; screen story by Deborah Ellis ; screenplay by Anita Doron ; produced by Anthony Leo, Tomm Moore, Andrew Rosen, Paul Young, Stephan Roelants ; executive producer, Angelina Jolie.

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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.

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