The breadwinner /
an Aircraft Pictures, Cartoon Saloon, Melusine Productions film ; in association with Jolie Pas Productions ; directed by Nora Twomey ; screen story by Deborah Ellis ; screenplay by Anita Doron ; produced by Anthony Leo, Tomm Moore, Andrew Rosen, Paul Young, Stephan Roelants.
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (1 hr., 33 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
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credits note
Editor, Darragh Byrne ; music, Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna.
general note
Anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1).
Based on the book by Deborah Ellis.
Bonus features: Introduction by director Nora Twomey and executive producer Angelina Jolie; audio commentary with the filmmakers; the making of "The breadwinner"; theatrical trailer.
Originally produced as an animated motion picture in 2017.
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.
language note
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violent images.
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DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1).Dolby digital 5.1.

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