THE BREADWINNER

By Nora TWOMEY

BELL MEDIA HAROLD GREENBERG FUND (TORONTO) - as FIN

Animation - Completed 2017


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Toronto - TIFF 2017
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    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Animation
    • Countries
    • IRELAND, CANADA, LUXEMBOURG
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Nora TWOMEY
    • Producer(s)
    • Tomm MOORE (Cartoon Saloon), Paul YOUNG (Cartoon Saloon), Anthony LEO (Aircraft Pictures), Andrew ROSEN (Aircraft Pictures), Stephan ROELANTS (Melusine Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • Angelina Jolie Pitt executive produces this beautiful animated film from the creators of Academy Award nominees ‘Song of the Sea’ and ‘The Secret of Kells’.
      Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis (2.5 million copies sold worldwide across 25 languages), ‘The Breadwinner’ centers on a young Afghan girl who cuts her hair and disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family after the Talibans imprison her father.
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