The Breadwinner

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Date: Sunday, September 30
Time: 4:30 PM
Venue: Centre Theatre

  • Director: Nora Twomey
  • Producer: Anthony LeoTomm MooreAndrew RosenPaul Young
  • Production Company: Cartoon SaloonAircraft PicturesGuru StudioJolie PasIrish Film BoardMelusine ProductionsTelefilm Canada
  • Distributor: Elevation Pictures (Canada)
  • Actors: Saara Chaudry, Soma Bhatia, Noorin Gulamgaus, Kane Mahon, Laara SadiqAli Badshah, Kanza Feris, Shaista Latif, Kawa Ada, Ali Kazmi, Reza Sholeh

From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award nominated The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes the highly-anticipated new feature based on Deborah Ellis' bestselling novel. Parvana is an 11-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. Equal parts thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is an inspiring and luminously animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark times.

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