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The Breadwinner
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The Breadwinner (2017) - Movie Details

Drama Animated
94 min.
Release Date
November 17, 2017 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
March 6, 2018 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
94 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic material including some violent images

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.

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MOVIE REVIEW

When watching animated dramas - admittedly, not my favorite genre - I ask myself: would the story have been better served as a live-action movie? With The Breadwinner, the answer is undeniably yes. Still, the movie is nicely, if unoriginally drawn, and features an engaging story about an Afghani girl who poses as a boy so she can have the freedom to leave her home and make money for her family after her father is put in prison by the Taliban. Full movie review »

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