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The breadwinner [videorecording] / 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 [and four others].

Twomey, Nora, (film director.). Doron, Anita, 1974- (screenwriter.). Leo, Anthony, (film producer.). Cauhdarī, Sārah, (voice actor.). Chhaya, Soma, (voice actor.). Sadiq, Laara, (voice actor.). Ellis, Deborah, 1960- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Breadwinner series. (Added Author). Aircraft Pictures, (production company.). Cartoon Saloon (Firm), (production company.). Mélusine Productions, (production company.). Jolie Pas (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD FIC BRE (Text) 33892100567479 Children's DVDs DVD None 11/08/2018 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J DVD FIC BRE (Text) 33892100567511 Children's DVDs DVD None 11/13/2018 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 33 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the book by Deborah Ellis.
Anamorphic 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Darragh Byrne ; music, Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices, Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq.
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
Rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violent images.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Ellis, Deborah, 1960- > Film adaptations.
Taliban > Drama.
Girls > Afghanistan > Drama.
Sex role > Afghanistan > Drama.
Women's rights > Afghanistan > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Teen films.
Feature films.
Drama films.
Animated films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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