The breadwinner

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Twomey, Nora, film director.
Doron, Anita, 1974- screenwriter.
Ellis, Deborah, 1960- screenwriter.
Leo, Anthony, film producer.
Moore, Tomm, 1977- film producer.


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Martha Riley Community LibraryADULT DVD BREADWIChecked OutMarch 8, 2024

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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (1 hr., 33 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on the book by Deborah Ellis.
General Note
Anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1).
General Note
Originally produced as an animated motion picture in 2017.
General Note
Bonus features: Introduction by director Nora Twomey and executive producer Angelina Jolie; audio commentary with the filmmakers; the making of "The breadwinner"; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Editor, Darragh Byrne ; music, Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna.
Voices, Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Kawa Ada, Ali Badshah, Noorin Gulamgaus.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violent images.
System Details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1.
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Feature Film


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Twomey, N., Doron, A., Ellis, D., Leo, A., Moore, T., Rosen, A. (., Jolie, A., Young, P., Roelants, S., Chaudry, S., Chhaya, S., Sadiq, L., Latif, S., Ada, K., Badshah, A., Gulamgaus, N., Byrne, D. (. e., Danna, M., & Danna, J. (2018). The breadwinner . Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Nora, Twomey et al.. 2018. The Breadwinner. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Nora, Twomey et al.. The Breadwinner Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Twomey, Nora,, et al. The Breadwinner Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2018.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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