The Breadwinner

Year of Production:
2017
US Distributor:
GKids
UK Distributor:
Studiocanal
Status:
In Production
Genre:
Animation
Country of Origin:
Ireland / Canada / Luxembourg
Language:
English
Director:
Nora Twomey
Cast:
Voices of: Saara Chaudry (“Max & Shred”), Soma Bhatia (“Degrassi: Next Class”), Laara Sadiq (“Remedy”), Ali Badshah (“The Cat in the Hat”), Kawa Ada (“Jihad Gigilo”), Shaista Latif (“This Is the Life”), and Noorin Gulamgaus (“Robocop”).
Producer(s):
Tomm Moore & Paul Young (Cartoon Saloon), Anthony Leo & Andrew Rosen (Aircraft Pictures), Stephan Roelants (Melusine Productions) - Executive Producer: Angelina Jolie

This beautiful animated tale of female empowerment from the creators of Academy Award nominees 'Song of the Sea' and 'The Secret of Kells' is produced in association with Academy Award Winner Angelina Jolie’s Jolie Pas Productions. Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis (over 3 million copies sold worldwide across 25 languages), 'The Breadwinner' centers on a young Afghan girl who cuts her hair and disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family after the Taliban imprisons her father.

About 'The Secret of Kells', the director's previous film:

“Absolutely luscious to behold” VARIETY
“A visually stunning animated landscape” THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
“Spellbinding” EMPIRE
“Absolutely breathtaking styles of animation, a must-watch” COLLIDER
“So gorgeously and intricately drawn” THE NEW YORK TIMES

International sales agent and financier WestEnd Films has teamed up once again with Irish studio Cartoon Saloon following their successful partnership on Oscar-nominated animated movie “Song of the Sea.” This time they are working together on “...

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