The Breadwinner

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  • PG-13
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... read more
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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.

Original Release

11/17/2017

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Cast

Ali Kazmi Jail Warden
Soma Bhatia Shauzia (voice) / Shauzia (voice) (as Soma Bhatia)
Laara Sadiq Old Woman (voice)
Kane Mahon Crowd Voices (voice)
Reza Sholeh Teenage Boy #2 (voice) / Guard Man on Bike (voice)
Kanza Feris Woman in courtyard (voice) / Sorceress (voice)
Saara Chaudry Parvana (voice)
Ali Badshah Talib Security Man (voice)
Noorin Gulamgaus Sulayman (voice) / Idrees (voice)
Kawa Ada Razaq (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Nora Twomey

Writers

Anita Doron, Deborah Ellis

Cast

Ali Kazmi Jail Warden
Soma Bhatia Shauzia (voice) / Shauzia (voice) (as Soma Bhatia)
Laara Sadiq Old Woman (voice)
Kane Mahon Crowd Voices (voice)
Reza Sholeh Teenage Boy #2 (voice) / Guard Man on Bike (voice)
Kanza Feris Woman in courtyard (voice) / Sorceress (voice)
Saara Chaudry Parvana (voice)
Ali Badshah Talib Security Man (voice)
Noorin Gulamgaus Sulayman (voice) / Idrees (voice)
Kawa Ada Razaq (voice)
Shaista Latif Soraya (voice)
Mran Volkhard Megaphone
Ali Hassan Very Old Man (voice) / Beating Talib / Horse
Lily Erlinghauser Zaki (voice)
Wamiq Furoghudin Prison Gatekeeper (voice)
Millad Hamidkohzad Other Talib Boy / Guard #2 (voice)
Salaman Hamidkohzad Male Shopper / Crowd Voices (voice)
Abu Hashim Dostyar Teen Boy / Market Seller / Crowd Voices (voice)
Sapeda Hashim Dostyar Child Market Seller / Crowd Voices (voice)
Finn Jackson Parle Zaki (voice)

Producers

Mimi Polk Gitlin Executive Producer
Jehane Noujaim Executive Producer
Gerry Shirren Executive Producer
Karim Amer Executive Producer
Mary Bredin Executive Producer
Frank Falcone Executive Producer
Risa Cohen Executive Producer
Jon Levin Executive Producer
Angelina Jolie Executive Producer
Regina K. Scully Executive Producer
Tomm Moore Producer
Anthony Leo Producer
Paul Young Producer
Andrew Rosen Producer
Angelina Jolie Producer
Nora Keely Producer
Stephan Roelants Producer
Jordan Peele Producer
Damian Temporale Producer
Tommaso Colognese Producer
Fabien Renelli Producer
Katja Schumann Producer
Philip Svoboda Producer
Mary Callery Producer

Editors

Darragh Byrne

2018 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Animated Nominated
2018 Oscar Best Animated Feature Film Nominated
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