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The breadwinner
Twomey, Nora, film director.
Publication Information:
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Title from disc surface.

Based on the book by Deborah Ellis.

Blu-ray: High-definition wide screen (2.39:1).

Bonus features: Introduction by director Nora Twomey and executive producer Angelina Jolie; audio commentary with the filmmakers; the making of "The breadwinner"; theatrical trailer.
Reading Level:
Rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violent images.
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